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chalk something out

Definition of chalk something out in English:

Sketch or plan something: we have already chalked out the strategy for conducting raids
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  • While the strategy at the think-tank level may well be in place, those who have chalked it out face the absence of a well-oiled machinery that can effectively implement it.
  • Of course the easiest way to make your own batter's box template is to just chalk it out alongside a tape measure and a level.
  • The artist begins by first drawing the scene in miniature and then chalking it out to actual dimensions on black tarpaper.
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