test the waters
This page is about the idiom test the waters
Meaning: If you test the waters, you try something first before deciding whether to get involved in it.
- You should go to a couple of classes to test the waters before you decide whether to take the course.
- Bob is very cautious about committing to anything, and always tests the waters before making a decision.
Someone who tests the waters before deciding to do something is being
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Contributor: Matt Errey