fly by the seat of my pants

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To use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan / rely on instinct rather than logic or knowledge.
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I'm a free spirit so I usually just fly by the seat of my pants and I can't do that now.

Submitted by acronimous on June 17, 2020

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