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To do something without preparation - thesaurus

Synonyms

rush into

to do something without first thinking carefully about it

fall into

to start doing something by chance

plunge in

to suddenly start doing something with energy and enthusiasm, but sometimes without thinking about it first

stumble into

to become involved in something by accident

improvise

verb

to do something without preparing it first, often because the situation does not allow you to prepare

drift

verb

to do something or to happen in a way that is not planned

chance

verb

mainly literary to do something in a way that is not planned

happen to do something

to do something by chance

play it by ear

to decide what to do as a situation develops rather than planning what you will do before you start

float

verb

to behave in a way that shows you do not have a clear plan for what you want to do

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a lick and a promise

American an occasion when you do something quickly and not very carefully

busk it

to do something as well as you can, without much preparation

come to do something

to do something by chance

do something on a wing and a prayer

to do something even though you are not prepared, but you hope that you will be successful

extemporise

a British spelling of extemporize

extemporize

verb

formal to perform or produce something without preparing or practising

follow your nose

to do what you feel is right in a particular situation, although you are not certain

go off at half-cock

to start doing something without being properly prepared, so that the results are not successful

plunge into

to suddenly start doing something with energy and enthusiasm, but sometimes without thinking about it first

up and do something

informal to do something suddenly or unexpectedly

wing it

to do something without preparation or plans

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