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play it by ear

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  • verbtake a situation as it comes
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Synonyms for play it by ear

verb take a situation as it comes
  • improvise
  • make it up as one goes along
  • think on one's feet

More words related to play it by ear

devise

verb. conceive, dream up

devised

verb. conceive, dream up

devising

verb. conceive, dream up

wing it

verb. improvise

winging it

verb. improvise
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