give (someone) the go-ahead

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give (someone) the go-ahead

To grant someone permission to proceed with some action or task. We're just waiting for our manager to give us the go-ahead before we release the latest software update. Once she gives the go-ahead, I'll transfer your funds into the new account.
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After that, doctors gave her the go-ahead to play with the three torn ligaments, partly because of the injury's severity.
Here at The Progressive, we look at the protests against globalization as perhaps the biggest story of the last few years, so when Sarah Anderson of the Institute for Policy Studies contacted us about doing a piece on the Quebec City Summit of the Americas, we gave her the go-ahead.
MARTINE McCutcheon (above) will go back into rehearsals for her starring role in My Fair Lady after the director and medical adviser gave her the go-ahead following weeks of illness.
Her lover of 10 years, Micky Sloan, gave her the go-ahead to go out with the singer - then join him on a sunshine holiday.
Upon hearing her ideas on starting a women's basketball team, he gave her the go-ahead and a $5,000 budget.