get\ the\ green\ light
- • get the go-ahead• the green lightv. phr.To receive the permission or signal to start or to proceed.
We had to wait until we got the go-ahead on our research project.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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