In the short term, Obama hopes to nudge public attention away from his own previous strategy with a pile of specificity.
It was another of the nudge, nudge, wink, wink jokes that summed up the entire enterprise.
He has since urged A.I.G. to join the case, a move that could nudge the government into settlement talks.
Cultural conservatives will put up with a certain amount of pandering to more modern mores with a nudge and a wink.
Its informal name is “the nudge Unit” and its formal name is the “Behavioural Insights Team.”
I nudge Wurpz and Zahooli as the Neofeuhrer goes over to converse with his crew.
Giving Jean, who was beside him, a nudge with his elbow, he asked what they were to do there.
I felt a nudge from Waterford and turned the gas full on, while he quietly closed the door and turned the key.
At a nudge from his captors, Dr. Bird took his place in the craft.
A nudge from the other's elbow stopped him and I saw them both cast half-lowering, half-inquisitive glances in my direction.
"to push slightly with the elbow," 1670s, perhaps from Scandinavian (cf. Norwegian nugge, nyggje "to jostle, rub;" Icelandic nugga "to rub, massage"). Related: Nudged; nudging.
"complainer, nagger," 1960s, from Yiddish, from Slavic words meaning "fret, ache," realted to the root of nudnik (q.v.).
"a slight push," 1836, from nudge (v.).
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