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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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measure the drapes

To begin planning or preparing to replace someone in a job or position before one has actually secured the role, especially during a political election. More...

KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:02:14 AM

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measure the drapes — To begin planning or preparing to replace someone in a job or position before one has actually secured the role, especially during a political election.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:37:47 PM

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measure the drapes
measure for drapes

- The party started to measure the drapes of Presidency by meeting frequently with the President, trying to get more information from the source.
- My boss measured for drapes on his own boss office by polling information from the staff around him.
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