(one's) finger on the pulse

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(one's) finger on the pulse

A keen awareness of current trends and happenings. Sara really has her finger on the pulse of nightlife in the city, so I would ask her where you should have your birthday party.
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Finger On the Pulse has looked convincing in his two wins this season, but his beaten form is not bad either and includes a three-length defeat by subsequent Royal Bond winner Iktitaf at Naas in November, while his most recent defeat was when third at Leopardstown, behind Royal & Sun Alliance Hurdle winner Nicanor and Brit Insurance Novices' Hurdle third Travino.
Finger On the Pulse: convincing in two wins this season and has solid placed form as well
Nicola, who started Finger on the Pulse in her living room, has pledged a pounds 100,000-plus advance to the Live8 charity.
D21224_3 KEEPING HIS FINGER ON THE PULSE: Paul Haynes outside his new office at Jephson Gardens.
But he also incredibly revealed that he feels he does NOT have what he describes as his 'finger on the pulse' as he approaches the first anniversary of his second spell in charge of Villa.
'I can only think of a few managers in the game who have that 'finger on the pulse' style of management where they are in control of everything that is going on at their club,' said Taylor.
Between denouncing his low-rent Axis of Evil and stumping for one of the largest federal spending increases in recent memory, the presidet made an assertion about the American character that called to mind Bedrock's best-known resident--and left one wondering whether Bush really has his finger on the pulse of the common folk, as his supporters routinely claim.
newspaper, the Sunday Star, reported that "Uncle Sam beginning September 1 is going to put his finger on the pulse of crime in America.
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