It was another of the nudge, nudge, wink, wink jokes that summed up the entire enterprise.
In the short term, Obama hopes to nudge public attention away from his own previous strategy with a pile of specificity.
For his part, Obama has proven less able to nudge Netanyahu because he's failed to establish a rapport with Israel's people.
He has since urged A.I.G. to join the case, a move that could nudge the government into settlement talks.
As I mentioned above, I got started writing Alive in Necropolis because my agent gave me a nudge in that direction.
I nudge Wurpz and Zahooli as the Neofeuhrer goes over to converse with his crew.
With that I hauls the Rev. Sam to the front and gives him the nudge to fire away.
I felt a nudge from Waterford and turned the gas full on, while he quietly closed the door and turned the key.
The poor creature was all bones and only waiting for a nudge to push him into the grave.
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.).
A chronic nagger, kibitzer, or complainer: He's not a writer, he's a nudge/not as an assassin, but as a nudge and a nerd (1960s+) v: Usually he comes up to nudgy me while I'm writing/and oh nudjh, could he nudjh!
[fr Yiddish fr Slavic ''fret, dully ache''; perhaps influenced by English nudge]