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on the nod

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon the nodon the nodBritish English informal by general agreement and without people discussing it The chairman’s proposals are usually passed on the nod. nod
Examples from the Corpus
on the nodIra Sanchez offered a bet and the bookie took it on the nod.Everything went through on the nod.Funds for major projects and programmes have been approved virtually on the nod.
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