Idiom:  float an idea

Meaning 

Idiom:  float an idea

  • to propose an idea just to see if people are interested


Example sentences

  • I’d like to stop by your office today to float some ideas about promoting the conference.
  • Before you make a final decision, you should float some ideas to your children about this summer’s activities. 
  • If you're free, we've got an appointment at 2:30 to float some ideas to our client about the product launch.
  • My wife floated some great ideas for our next vacation to our travel agent and we're waiting to see what itineraries she proposes.
  • Ask Terri to float some ideas for the company picnic by next week. She may want to consult with some other team members.
  • I can't think of anything to do for New Year's. Let's get together to float some ideas.
  • Did you see my email? I floated some ideas of hotels for next weekend and we need to make reservations as soon as possible.


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