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Meaning of “go with the flow” in the English Dictionary

"go with the flow" in British English

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go with the flow

informalC2 to do what other ​people are doing or to ​agree with other ​people because it is the ​easiest thing to do: Just ​relax and go with the flow!
(Definition of go with the flow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"go with the flow" in American English

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go with the flow

to do what other ​people are doing or ​agree with the ​opinions of ​others: When you’re new in a ​school, it’s ​easiest to just go with the ​flow for a while, and ​see what ​people are like.
(Definition of go with the flow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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