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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Coleen says I THINK you've got to go with your gut feelings - if there's no chemistry, no amount of flowers is going to make you fancy him.
"You have to go with your gut in certain instances."
Her best advice to budding home chefs is to "go with your gut instinct" and make adjustments to the taste for next time.
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"It took me a while to gain confidence in my own judgement, but it's an important step and one you can only take if you go out on a limb and go with your gut.
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"If anybody can see directly what I was looking at, it's my fault for not being clever enough to disguise it." Which is why if you want to start your own mood board to get the juices flowing, just go with your gut. "There are no rules." he says.
In those cases, go with your gut instinct and let the discussion go longer or cut it shorter, based on what your intuition tells you.
"Just go with your gut. Whenever you try to be someone else, it's boring," she said.
Use some common sense and go with your gut in deciding whether to end the friendship.
"You have to go with your gut feeling as a manager," Pearce said.
"I had a gut feeling telling me it was wrong, if you generally go with your gut instincts, you don't go far wrong.