play it by ear


Definition of play it by ear

: to do something without special preparation I don't know how they'll react to our proposal, so we'll just have to play it by ear and hope for the best.

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“Play it by ear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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