catch (someone's) drift

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catch (someone's) drift

To understand the meaning, insinuation, or implication of what someone is saying. All I'm saying is that I won't be very sad if she breaks up with her boyfriend, if you catch my drift. A: "I want him 'taken care of'—he's become too much of a liability." B: "I think I catch your drift."
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Something like, "While the church welcomes all of our brothers and sisters of good will, the gays are a little too light in the loafers to follow in Christ's footsteps, if you catch our drift.
PMCS charts on a computer won't do him much good in the middle of nowhere--if you catch our drift.
However, it's a good opportunity to mention "car pooling home" to a lovely lady, if you catch our drift.
Significant others: Currently single, but unlikely to ever be linked with one of Girls Aloud or a Sugababe, if you catch our drift.
Check out his five sold-out performances (well, one of the shows is a virtual sell-out) at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle for this November and you catch our drift.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- US Army Specialist, Marshall Wright of 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Bliss, Texas; is celebrating his 23rd birthday in a big way as he receives the keys to the Toyo Tires(R) Catch Our Drift sweepstakes 2005 Ford Mustang GT.
The Catch Our Drift Ford Mustang features silver paint with custom graphics, an Eibach suspension, carbon fiber hood and fresh air intake system, a Flowmaster performance exhaust and 18-inch American Racing five-spoke wheels shod with Proxes T1R(TM) ultra-high performance tires from Toyo Tires(R).
So for Valentine's Day - when you might like to spend a little bit more time in bed than your sleeping time, if you catch our drift, what better than to do so in fresh new bedlinen, or maybe even a fancy new bed itself.
It strikes us it will be more off-putting for some than others, if you catch our drift.