have one's finger on the pulse

have one's finger on the pulse
have (or keep) one's finger on the pulse
be aware of all the latest news or developments

he keeps his finger on the pulse of world music


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  • have one's finger on the pulse — ► have one s finger on the pulse be aware of the latest trends. Main Entry: ↑finger …   English terms dictionary

  • have (or keep) one's finger on the pulse — be aware of the latest trends. → finger …   English new terms dictionary

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  • finger — /ˈfɪŋgə/ (say fingguh) noun 1. any of the terminal members of the hand, especially one other than the thumb. 2. a part of a glove made to receive a finger. 3. the breadth of a finger as a unit of length; digit. 4. the length of a finger, 12 cm,… …  

  • finger — fin|ger1 W2S2 [ˈfıŋgə US ər] n ↑finger, ↑fingernail, ↑thumb ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of your hand)¦ 2 cross your fingers 3 not lift/raise a finger 4 put your finger on something 5 not lay a finger on somebody 6 have/keep your finger on the pulse (of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • finger — noun each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included). ↘a measure of spirits in a glass, based on the breadth of a finger. verb 1》 touch or feel with the fingers. 2》 (usu. finger someone for)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • finger — 1 noun (C) 1 PART OF YOUR HAND one of the four long thin parts on your hand, not including your thumb: She let sand run through her fingers. | Tim ran his finger along the windowsill. see also: index finger, little finger, middle finger, ring… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • finger — [[t]fɪ̱ŋgə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ fingers, fingering, fingered 1) N COUNT Your fingers are the four long thin parts at the end of each hand. → See also light fingered She suddenly held up a small, bony finger and pointed across the room... She ran her… …   English dictionary

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