bounce an idea off (of) (one)

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bounce an idea off (of) (one)

To discuss an idea with one, in order to gauge interest in it or get feedback. Can I bounce an idea off you while you're here? What do you think of this font for the title?
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bounce an idea off someone

share an idea with another person in order to get feedback on it and refine it. informal
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Youd bounce an idea off of him and his approach left you scratching your head.
It's such a huge help to have experienced advisers to bounce an idea off and look at the best way to establish a business.
For me, its very important that people feel confident that they can come and talk to me any moment when they have a problem or want some advice, or if they just want to bounce an idea off of me and we can talk about it.
He added: "I do call Terri first when I've got an issue or if I'm moaning about something or if I want to bounce an idea off her.
He said: "I do call Terri first when I've got an issue or if I'm moaning about something or if I want to bounce an idea off her.
Looking for someone to bounce an idea off of, someone who understands firsthand the unique challenges of a small-staff executive?
Now that he is no longer working, I miss having the ability to walk into his office and bounce an idea off of him," said JeffYoder.
The editorial writers and Cynthia are a good audience to bounce an idea off of to see if it works," he said.