have one's finger on the pulse

have one's finger on the pulse
have one's finger on the pulse be aware of the latest trends.
Main Entry: finger

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • have one's finger on the pulse — have (or keep) one s finger on the pulse be aware of all the latest news or developments he keeps his finger on the pulse of world music …   Useful english dictionary

  • have (or keep) one's finger on the pulse — be aware of the latest trends. → finger …   English new terms dictionary

  • finger\ in\ the\ dog's\ eye — Like having one s finger on the pulse, only misguided. Those TV people really have the finger in the dog s eye of public opinion. They don t know anything …   Dictionary of american slang

  • finger\ in\ the\ dog's\ eye — Like having one s finger on the pulse, only misguided. Those TV people really have the finger in the dog s eye of public opinion. They don t know anything …   Dictionary of american slang

  • finger — ► NOUN 1) each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included). 2) a measure of liquor in a glass, based on the breadth of a finger. 3) an object with the long, narrow shape of a finger. ► VERB 1)… …   English terms dictionary

  • finger — /ˈfɪŋgə/ (say fingguh) noun 1. any of the terminal members of the hand, especially one other than the thumb. 2. a part of a glove made to receive a finger. 3. the breadth of a finger as a unit of length; digit. 4. the length of a finger, 12 cm,… …  

  • finger — fin|ger1 W2S2 [ˈfıŋgə US ər] n ↑finger, ↑fingernail, ↑thumb ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of your hand)¦ 2 cross your fingers 3 not lift/raise a finger 4 put your finger on something 5 not lay a finger on somebody 6 have/keep your finger on the pulse (of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • finger — noun each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included). ↘a measure of spirits in a glass, based on the breadth of a finger. verb 1》 touch or feel with the fingers. 2》 (usu. finger someone for)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • finger — 1 noun (C) 1 PART OF YOUR HAND one of the four long thin parts on your hand, not including your thumb: She let sand run through her fingers. | Tim ran his finger along the windowsill. see also: index finger, little finger, middle finger, ring… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • finger — [[t]fɪ̱ŋgə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ fingers, fingering, fingered 1) N COUNT Your fingers are the four long thin parts at the end of each hand. → See also light fingered She suddenly held up a small, bony finger and pointed across the room... She ran her… …   English dictionary

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