get the nod

get the nod

To be selected for something. Amanda got the nod because she is the most qualified candidate.
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get the nod

Receive approval or assent, as in, The contestant got the nod from the judges. Similarly give the nod means "to show approval or assent." These expressions allude to the quick inclination of the head to indicate approval. [First half of 1900s]
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get (or give someone or something) the nod

1 be selected or approved (or select or approve someone or something). 2 get (or give someone) a signal or information.
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get the ˈnod

(informal) be chosen for something; be given permission or approval to do something: He got the nod from the team manager (= he was chosen for the team).The proposal should get the nod.
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get the nod

tv. to be chosen. (see also give someone the nod.) Fred got the nod for class treasurer.
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