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have (or keep) one's finger on the pulse

Definition of have or keep one's finger on the pulse in English:

Be aware of all the latest news or developments: he keeps his finger on the pulse of world music
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  • Where are the exciting developments, and who has their finger on the pulse?
  • And I also think that Jeff Zuker, our executive producer, is really brilliant and quite good at sort of predicting or keeping his finger on the pulse and figuring out what is going to be interesting - what's going to be hot.
  • It is his way of keeping his finger on the pulse, and directors are encouraged to speak freely.
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Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing