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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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When Kocot writes in the poem titled "Lithium"--"I have my finger on the pulse of something / My mind is a sea that eats me, / the fidgety harmony of two trains passing"--she is not lying.
And her firm, Finger On The Pulse, will produce 150,000 T-shirts, together with hats, posters and programmes for The Final Push at Murrayfield.
newspaper, the Sunday Star, reported that "Uncle Sam beginning September 1 is going to put his finger on the pulse of crime in America.
Rupert Murdoch definitely has his finger on the pulse of this project.
Our 25 publications and digital library -- featuring quick-read newsletters, analytical annual reports, training handbooks, sales guides, and restaurant chain profiles -- help industry leaders keep a finger on the pulse of the entire foodservice terrain.
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Keeping its finger on the pulse of all things passionate, Malibu Rum(R) today announced findings from its "Malibu Rum Passion Pulse of America" poll conducted by Harris Interactive(R).