Definition of “bounce sth off sb” - English Dictionary

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“bounce sth off sb” in British English

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bounce sth off sb

phrasal verb with bounce uk /baʊns/ us /baʊns/ verb

If you bounce something off someone, you tell someone about an idea or plan in order to find out what they think of it:

Can I bounce a couple of ideas off you?

(Definition of “bounce sth off sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)