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game planAny strategy devised to reach a given objective.Rate it:

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plan onTo expect; to prepare future actions based on.Rate it:

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forge aheadTo move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)Rate it:

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map outTo organise the basic plan for a project.Rate it:

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reckon onTo plan on; to expect.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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reckon uponTo plan upon; to expect.Rate it:

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best betThe best proposal or plan.Rate it:

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build castles in the airTo imagine visionary projects or schemes; to daydream; to have an idle fancy, a pipe dream or any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be realized.Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Depracate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Deprecate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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castle in the airA visionary project or scheme; a day-dream; an idle fancy; a pipe dream; any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be ever realized; a near impossibility.Rate it:

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devil is in the detailsThe specific provisions of, or particular steps for implementing, a general plan, policy, or contract may be complicated, controversial, or unworkable.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo pilot an aircraft without the aid of instruments and without a flight plan, using only instinct, visual observation, and practical judgment.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan.Rate it:

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fools rush in where angels fear to treadA person who does not plan ahead and think matters through becomes involved in risky or unfavorable situations which prudent people avoid.Rate it:

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force someone's handBring about a situation which necessitates an agent to act, often causing a plan to be executed prematurely.Rate it:

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getting it all togetherResearch your plan thoroughly, seek expert advice, launch trial balloons, rehearse your presentation, edit and firm it for final presentation.Rate it:

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go back to the drawing boardTo start again; to scrap a previous idea or plan and try again from the beginning.Rate it:

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map out my dayAn action to formulate, plan, schedule one's energies, or attention to various agendas in order of importance:Rate it:

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pan outTo succeed; to proceed according to plan; to result or end up.Rate it:

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pipe dreamA plan, desire, or idea that will not likely work; a near impossibility.Rate it:

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reap the harvestMy plan for this quarter is to concentrate upon one main item in our brief catalog and hope to reap a harvest from this thrust!Rate it:

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rolloverContinue one's Funds In Program, 'Rollover' My Existing Funds, My Plan, Stay The Course In The Present Agenda, Investiture: Do Not Close OuI, Retain All Funds And'Steady As You Go!Rate it:

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rough outto produce (a plan, diagram etc.) in roughRate it:

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running around in circlesdisorientation, unfocused, not reviewing, not working the Plan.Rate it:

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the rubber meets the roadA place or circumstance at which the implementation of a plan or intent is to be achieved.Rate it:

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whole ball of waxThe entire or overall plan, concept or action.Rate it:

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