give (someone) the go-ahead

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give (someone) the go-ahead

To grant someone permission to proceed with some action or task. We're just waiting for our manager to give us the go-ahead before we release the latest software update. Once she gives the go-ahead, I'll transfer your funds into the new account.
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The SFA gave us the go-ahead for the Scottish Cup but the SPFL are saying it's not possible for league games.
They gave us the go-ahead but it didn't go anywhere - now we want to push on with it.
The council has been great and Cardiff Harbour Authority gave us the go-ahead and were really knowledgeable.
But it's good to get out onto the pitch as often as possible in order to get to know it, and I was delighted when (stadium managing director) Ralph Rimmer gave us the go-ahead.
Mike was stoked to have us in his village and gave us the go-ahead to skate his dirt creation.
They gave us the go-ahead to do that, at our own risk," Petrick said.
Our supervisor then talked to administration and they gave us the go-ahead to look into EBPs that we could use.
West Brom gave us the go-ahead last week and we've talked about it, but it hasn't gone any further.
Sandra, 41, said: "After Karen and George gave us the go-ahead Andy rang up to arrange a few surprise visits and we talked to as many people as we could.
The governors doubted we could increase the numbers having lunch to make it viable, but they gave us the go-ahead if we bore all the financial risk.
Her Majesty's Railways Inspectorate and independent technical experts AEA gave us the go-ahead to work on the line and replace a section of line - and that work is currently ongoing,'' he added.
We had comments of officers looking at all the issues concerning the application and they gave us the go-ahead.
The FDA gave us the go-ahead to market Excedrin Migraine directly to consumers who suffer from migraine pain, thereby filling a gap in consumer education about migraine headaches and their treatment," says Sam Moed, president of Worldwide Consumer Medicines for the Americas, a unit of Bristol- Myers.
When we told Sydney and London about our plan to sell it for pounds 1, they gave us the go-ahead.
He did not want the delay and gave us the go-ahead.