catch (one's) drift

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catch (one's) drift

To understand the meaning, insinuation, or implication of what one is saying. All I'm saying is that I won't be very sad if she breaks up with her boyfriend, if you catch my drift. A: "I want him 'taken care of'—he's become too much of a liability." B: "I think I catch your drift."
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In case Washington does not catch our drift, let us be as clear as possible.
Father is now a father, if you catch our drift. Inner-city vicar Adam and his wife Alex get used to being parents as well as looking after a high-maintenance congregation in this sitcom.
Something like, "While the church welcomes all of our brothers and sisters of good will, the gays are a little too light in the loafers to follow in Christ's footsteps, if you catch our drift.''
PMCS charts on a computer won't do him much good in the middle of nowhere--if you catch our drift.
Significant others: Currently single, but unlikely to ever be linked with one of Girls Aloud or a Sugababe, if you catch our drift.
Check out his five sold-out performances (well, one of the shows is a virtual sell-out) at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle for this November and you catch our drift.
You catch our drift? MadPlayer is the world's first hand-held interactive digital music player/recorder that allows you to create, play with, change, listen to, and store music of exceptional sound quality.
So for Valentine's Day - when you might like to spend a little bit more time in bed than your sleeping time, if you catch our drift, what better than to do so in fresh new bedlinen, or maybe even a fancy new bed itself.