play it by ear play it by ear


  • (v) decide on one's actions as one goes along, depending on the situation


  1. And then we'll play it by ear as the week goes on.
  2. The best way to treat a child, it seems to me, is to push here, guide there, play it by ear as any conscientious and unafraid father would.
  3. I just play it by ear.


  • Start laughing now at Dinosaur and Robot Stop a Train at FIT

    The audience just would not leave. Rhythmic Souls , a Dallas tap-dancing troupe, had already taken their bows after a 40-minute performance called Play It by Ear , one of four shows premiering the second weekend of the four-week Festival of Independent Theatres at the Bath H...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Dallas Observer

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