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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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main sequence A major grouping of stars that creates a narrow band from the upper left to the lower right when plotted by luminosity and surface temperature on a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.
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main sequenceThe area on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram in which the main sequence is located.
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main sequenceUsed other than as an idiom: see main, sequence.
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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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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.
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come down the pikeTo emerge, come up; to approach or arrive on the scene; to present (itself or oneself).
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come to papaA phrase used to encourage someone or something to approach.
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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 inTo approach.
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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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get ahead of oneselfTo speak or write in a manner in which one makes points out of logical or chronological sequence.
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go snakeTo approach, attack or accost a person, situation or environment in an extremely violent and unrestrained manner, often with no thought about consequences.
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in orderIn a sequence.
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in the same breathSaid or done almost simultaneously, in one 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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omegaThe end; the final, last or ultimate in a sequence.
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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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pull inTo approach a station.
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take lightlyTo approach a task casually.
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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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winning waysa winning streak; a sequence of winning games.
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