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put out feelers

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  • make an approach to
  • probe
  • test the water
  • make overtures
  • make a trial
  • launch a trial balloon

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something, as a remark, used to determine the attitude of another

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one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans

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a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ

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slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish

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Now take another length of wire or pipe cleaner to make the feelers. Bend the wire in half to find the midpoint along its length and open it out again.
"We have yet to receive any information about such surrender feelers," Col.
Apparently aware of the poorly-guarded animosity towards the Gbaja agenda from many of the elected lawmakers from Lagos and the unfavourable feelers from the rest of the South-Western states, the unveiled threat of expulsion made by Tinubu on Friday, was said to be largely meant to douse the growing mutiny at home.
"Medyo may surrender feelers na gusto niya magpakita.
The post Anastasiades says UN did not put out feelers about envoy appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Because the feelers are so long, fish often nip them and all you will feel is a slight pluck.
Stating that he and his team use lots of different profiling tools and a colour-based tool to characterise people, adding that 'cool blues' like Warne are 'introverted thinkers' and analytical, whereas players are Pietersen and Broad fall into the 'yellow' category, which makes them 'extroverted feelers'.
Mandaric has put the feelers out for new funding after admitting that the Yorkshire club are losing around PS5million a year.
We're all aware of Dan Carter and his fearsome All Blacks mates but not many would maybe have heard of the biggest rock 'n' roll band in the country - The Feelers.
National Unity Assembly (NUA) president Dr Shaikh Abdullatif Al Mahmood says his group had been sent feelers by third parties, including an Iran TV channel, for a dialogue
Malkiewich has his feelers out for a job that "can perhaps make use of some of my knowledge and skills and yet can be a new challenge for me." Senator Steven Horsford, chair of the Legislative Commission, thanked Malkiewich "on behalf of the entire Legislature for his phenomenal work." The commission is responsible for finding his replacement.
"Texas Governor Rick Perry has put out feelers on the possibility of participating in the August 11 Fox News Debate in Ames." - Perry put out feelers on Fox debate, Politico
They put out some feelers as to whether it would be possible if, should Lee Westwood win the Masters, he would be allowed to slip the Green Jacket over the shoulders of Alan Shearer for the picture to die for when they play the new Colt course.
Feelers "We've been monitoring him closely and it would be my intention to have a wee look at him because he had a great goalscoring record last season.
The actress has reportedly sent feelers to directors that she isn't going to accept any supporting roles and would like to do commercial cinema.