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way/direction the wind blows

If a ​persontries to ​discover which way the ​windblows/is ​blowing, they ​try to ​discoverinformation about a ​situation, ​especially other people's ​opinions, before they take ​action: I ​think I'll see which way the ​wind is ​blowing before I ​vote at the ​boardmeeting.
(Definition of way/direction the wind blows from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “way/direction the wind blows”
in Chinese (Simplified) 看看风向,了解情况…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看看風向,瞭解情況,探查形勢…
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