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To make plans or arrangements



to think carefully about a series of actions that you need to take in order to achieve something



to make plans for something to happen, for example by agreeing a time and place



to prepare or arrange an activity or event

draw up

to prepare and write something such as a document or plan

map out

to plan in detail how something will happen

think ahead

to make plans about things that will or may happen in the future, so that you will be prepared for them



to arrange for something to happen



to make the final decisions or arrangements concerning something



to plan and organize a complicated event or course of action, especially without being noticed, so that it achieves the result you want

dream up

to think of a new idea or plan, especially one that is silly or unusual

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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