go with (one's) gut

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go with (one's) gut

To trust or follow an intuition or instinct, as opposed to an opinion based on a logical analysis. If you're worried because your daughter isn't home yet, go with your gut and call the police.
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"I'll probably go with gut instinct as we go along, and Stevie Woods will be important in that as well.
"I'll probably go with gut instinct as we go along and (goalkeeping coach) Stevie Woods will be important in that as well.
"You normally go with gut feeling and who has been in good form, it is not just 11 players who are doing well."
Which leaves me feeling two things - that I'm not qualified to make such an important judgement, and that perhaps - just perhaps - I should just go with gut instinct, plus a side order of personal philosophy.
"He would not tolerate poor limbs and said that you should never make yourself like horses - you should go with gut instinct.
Otherwise you'll just have to go with gut instinct.
He added a manager has to go with gut feelings and "be somewhat of a risk taker, and you can't play the game the same way every day because now you become predictable.
Scorpio should stop hiding, Leo must go with gut feelings and Aquarius need to keep a grip on reality.
They are a good side, but then so are England, and there comes a point when you just have to go with gut instinct.
You've been holding this torch for way too long and, although it will hurt, I would go with gut instinct on this one and stop tormenting yourself and move on.