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get the OK

To receive permission or approval to do something. Don't worry, I got the OK from the boss before I started doing all this research.
See also: get, OK
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give somebody/get the OˈK/oˈkay

(informal) give somebody/receive approval or permission: I’m waiting to get the OK before I start on the project.He can’t start until his boss gives him the OK.
See also: get, give, OK, okay, somebody
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If the agreement gets the OK, it would allow those who file a claim without proof of purchase to get up to $10 and up to $20 if they do have proof of purchase.
In this week's Texas Political Roundup: Texas' latest version of a voter ID law gets the OK from the Trump administration.
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If the deal gets the OK, Poundland - which has dozens of Dealz stores in Ireland and five in Spain - will pay PS47.5million in cash, plus PS7.5million in new shares.
One man the tourists will be hoping gets the ok to play at Edgbaston is Virender Sehwag.
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Axel Springer said that two members of SeLoger.coma[euro](tm)s supervisory board were in favour of its bid.Country: France, Sector: IT/Online Services, Media, Construction/Real EstateTarget: SeLoger.com SABuyer: Axel Springer AGDeal size in USD: 737mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: BiddingComment: Offer gets the OK from Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF)
If tonight's game gets the OK there will be a few changes that's for sure.
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If the deal gets the OK, AT&T will have total control over the nation's largest cellular provider; Cingular Wireless, a joint venture of the two phone companies that serves 57.3 million customers.
Despite drinking and bad behaviour, the cult US series gets the OK because it shows a family unit which sticks together.
Now the bill will head back to the state assembly for approval and, if it gets the OK, to Governor Gray Davis's desk.
FORMER WBC bantam-weight boxing champion Wayne McCullough is praying he gets the OK to appear on the Scott Harrison-Pablo Chacon world featherweight title bill on June 8 at the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.