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seagull approachThe occurence of casual, ill-informed and hasty decisions or comments made by outside authorities who lack an understanding of the local issues or a real understanding of the facts of a particular situ.
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shotgun approachAn approach in which the subject is indiscriminate and haphazard, using breadth, spread, or quantity in lieu of accuracy, planning, etc.
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lose trackTo forget one's train of thought or temporarily misplace an item or its place in a sequence.
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on the right trackUsing the correct general approach to a particular task or problem; pursuing something in a promising way.
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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.
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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.
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sneak upTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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come upTo come towards, to approach.
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hit onTo flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.
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sneak up onTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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throw downTo fight, incite to fight, or approach with the intent to fight; to make a stand.
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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.
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do one's damnedestTo do one's utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.
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do one's darnedestTo do one's utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.
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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?
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draw onTo approach, come nearer, as evening.
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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the polls
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in orderIn a sequence.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo approach something or someone.
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now you're cookingA phrase, often given in response, meaning that the subject has switched to a more suitable or more efficient approach.
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out of orderOut of normal sequence.
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play it safeTo take a cautious, risk-free approach.
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point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.
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variable tandem repeat locusAny DNA sequence that exists in multiple copies strung together in various tandem lengths.
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verge onTo approach or come close to something; to border or be on the edge of something.
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