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test the wa·ters

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  1. test the watersverb

    put out feelers

  2. test the watersverb

    To explore or probe, as before making a commitment.

    Taking classes in a subject is a good way to test the waters and explore a potential career.

    put out feelers

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  1. Kain Coulter:

    We're definitely going to test the waters and see what schools are out there, what players are willing to stand up.

  2. Erkan Akkus:

    The aim here is to silence the opposition media ahead of an election, it is wrong to see this as aimed just at our group. They are starting with us to test the waters and if it doesn't spark an outcry, it could then spread to other media groups.

  3. Beth Gamel:

    The interest rates you could charge someone are so low that you can test the waters on whether they would pay you back by talking about a repayment plan.

  4. Joe Maddon:

    It was the third time through the lineup and I didn't want to test the waters, maybe under different circumstances if he had been stretched out more. But the way the top three hitters reacted to him the first two times, I thought it was the right thing to do.

  5. Justin Bieber:

    I just went through a place of just trying to figure it out, you have to figure out what you are OK with and what you're not OK with, but you have to test the waters. I just happened to be ... in the spotlight in front of cameras all the time.

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