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on the nod

informal

Definition of on the nod in English:

1British By general agreement and without discussion: parliamentary approval of the treaty went through on the nod
More example sentences
  • The item was not actually discussed but instead went through on the nod.
  • 'You never hear about the ones that go through on the nod,' he says.
  • Turning for home Vintage Storm was joined by All the Swallows and it was nip and tuck all the way to the finish with Vintage Storm winning on the nod by a head in 29.84.
2 dated On credit: the bookie took his bet on the nod
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