bounce an idea off (of) (someone)

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bounce an idea off (of) (someone)

To discuss an idea with someone else, 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.
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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.