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English definition of “find out/see how the land lies”

find out/see how the land lies

to wait until you have all the available information about a situation before you take any actionAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of find out/see how the land lies from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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