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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HATEM BEN ARFA will launch an immediate appeal if FIFA refuse to give him the go-ahead to sign for Nice.
Jenas would make the move if Spurs say he can go - and White Hart Lane boss Harry Redknapp is set to give him the go-ahead.
The Scunthorpe-based artist has been busy writing material but is still waiting for his record company to give him the go-ahead.
Carberry, 27, has not ridden since breaking his left leg at Fairyhouse on October 27 and, although recovery has taken a lot longer than expected, he is optimistic that Halley will give him the go-ahead to resume in Ireland next week.
Mike - the oldest star in today's column at 59 - is now waiting for his bosses at EastEnders to give him the go-ahead.