plan something out

plan something out
ˌplan sthˈout derived
to plan carefully and in detail sth that you are going to do in the future

Plan out your route before you go.

She has her career all planned out.

Main entry:planderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • map something out — OUTLINE, set out, lay out, sketch out, trace out, rough out, block out, delineate, detail, draw up, formulate, work out, frame, draft, plan, plot out, arrange, design, programme. → map * * * plan a route or course of action in detail I mapped out …   Useful english dictionary

  • hammer something out — laboriously work out the details of a plan or agreement. → hammer hammer something out play a tune on a piano loudly and unskilfully. → hammer …   English new terms dictionary

  • rough (something) out — 1. to make a first plan for an activity. Tyler started to rough out a list of schools she might want to attend. 2. to create something in its approximate, but not finished, form. We watched as a carver began to work on the block of stone,… …   New idioms dictionary

  • lay something out — 1》 spread something out to its full extent. 2》 construct or arrange buildings or gardens according to a plan.     ↘arrange and present material for printing and publication. 3》 informal spend a sum of money. → lay …   English new terms dictionary

  • work something out — 1》 solve something. 2》 plan something in detail. → work …   English new terms dictionary

  • chalk something out — sketch or plan something …   Useful english dictionary

  • map something out — plan a route or course of action in detail. → map …   English new terms dictionary

  • think something out — consider something in all its aspects before taking action the plan had not been properly thought out * * * ˌthink sthˈout derived to consider or plan sth carefully • It s a very well thought out plan. Main entry: ↑thinkderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hammer something out — THRASH OUT, work out, agree on, sort out, decide on, bring about, effect, produce, broker, negotiate, reach an agreement on. → hammer * * * 1) make something by shaping metal with a hammer 2) laboriously work out the details of a plan or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay something out — 1. tv. to spend some amount of money. □ I can’t lay that kind of money out every day! CD She laid out about $24,000 for that beemer. 2. tv. to explain a plan of action or a sequence of events. □ Let me lay it out for you. CD Lay out the plan very …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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