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English definition of “make/take soundings”

make/take soundings

to ask questions in order to collect information or opinions : Can you take some discreet soundings to see what her future plans are?Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of make/take soundings from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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