get the nod

idiom

: to get approval
We're waiting to get the nod from the city to start the project.

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Recent Examples on the Web The process is competitive and includes property firms and other investors, meaning there’s no guarantee that Arnault — the founder of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE — will get the nod, several people said. Beth Greenfield, Fortune Europe, 1 July 2024 Jarrett essentially confirmed lefty Carson Dorsey will get the nod in the loser-goes-home clash with Virginia (ESPN, 2 p.m.). Brady Oltmans, Orlando Sentinel, 15 June 2024 Jordan Hicks will get the nod Friday in the Giants’ home opener. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 1 Apr. 2024 Of the 10 players who started FIU’s 2023 baseball opener, only one will get the nod on Friday, when the Panthers are set to open Year 2 under coach Rich Witten. Walter Villa, Miami Herald, 14 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for get the nod 

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“Get the nod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20the%20nod. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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