clear the decks

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To remove, or fasten, all loose material, or partitions prior to a naval engagement.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'clear the decks':

clear the decksTo prepare for action.
Clear the DecksTo manage way for a major project and it can be only possible if the minor details are addressed properly
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