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.
See also: gut
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Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): People do not just go with their gut feeling but also logic, when it comes to taking complex decisions, a new study has suggested.
to go with their gut and not get too analytical when it comes to making decisions.
Instead of having to wing it, or go with their gut, they can contact us," says Jason Plotkin of BizMat, who adds that the site also provides resources, such as change order forms or checklists.
They decided to go with their gut anyway, buying 50 shares of JC Penney at $12 in January 2001.
While newspaper- industry think tanks and academics struggle to discover a magical metric that establishes a link between a happy newsroom and a healthy bottom line, some publishers and editors are content to go with their guts.