get the OK

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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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Tony Hill, the socially awkward but brilliant criminal profiler who had worked as consultant with Carol and her squad for a long time, is more like a not-quite-love/not-quite-hate relationship, she has gotten the ok to have him on her new squad.
But he said that he had gotten the OK from a local priest and that, besides, he was honoring family wishes.
The extension of the 5-year-old plastic bag ban in San Francisco to all retail establishments has gotten the OK from a lower court to go into effect next month, as scheduled.
The Ducks certainly welcomed the news that the 5-foot-10 Strowbridge has gotten the OK to play on the eve of practices officially beginning today.
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