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    dip one's hand in the water

    Is there an expression: To dip one's hand in the water?
    Could it mean to do something improvised?

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    Re: dip one's hand in the water

    Hello DK

    As it stands, I would interpret it literally.

    Do you have the context?

    All the best,

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    Re: dip one's hand in the water

    Quote Originally Posted by Danijela.Krajisnik View Post
    Is there an expression: To dip one's hand in the water?
    Could it mean to do something improvised?
    There is an idiom 'to dip one's toe in the water' - which means 'to test, without commitment' (nothing to do with improvisation).

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    Re: dip one's hand in the water

    What about, to test the waters?

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