English version

the thumbs up/down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe thumbs up/downthe thumbs up/downinformalACCEPTREJECT/NOT ACCEPT when an idea or plan is officially accepted or not accepted The project was finally given the thumbs up. Her performance got the thumbs down from the critics. thumb
Examples from the Corpus
given the thumbs upThe Dole campaign has not yet given the thumbs up, preferring to wait for the results of Super Tuesday.
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