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see how the wind blows
To find out about or come to understand a particular state of affairs or the way a situation exists or has developed, especially before taking any decisive or definitive action. Given the turbulent nature of this market, I think it would be prudent for us to see how the wind blows before we agree to invest in your company. I'm just seeing how the wind blows between my parents before I make any solid plans to come visit them.
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