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make/take soundings

to ​askquestions in ​order to ​collectinformation or ​opinions: Can you take some ​discreet soundings to ​see what her ​futureplans are?
(Definition of make/take soundings from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make/take soundings”
in Chinese (Simplified) 试探, 征询意见…
in Chinese (Traditional) 試探, 徵詢意見…
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