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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


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What does send up a trial balloon mean?


Meaning of idioms with examples...

send up a trial balloon

to test public opinion and response to something.

Example(s):

They had an excellent idea for the project. They sent up a trial balloon but the response was very negative.

This idiom is in the general category


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