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When you work something out as you go, without having a plan or pattern to follow: "I didn't have anything to go by, so I just did it ________."

Topic: 
Manner of Action or Being
When you work something out as you go, without having a plan or pattern to follow: "I didn't have anything to go by, so I just did it ________."
Response: 
PLAYED IT BY EAR
HIT OR MISS
BY EAR
BY GUESS
BY GUESS AND BY GOSH
OUT OF MY HEAD
ON MY OWN
BY TRIAL AND ERROR
AS I WENT ALONG
BY HOOK AND BY CROOK
BY GUESS AND BY GOD
AS IT CAME
BY GUESS AND BY GOLLY
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OFFHAND
HELTER-SKELTER
BEST I COULD
BY GUESSWORK
HAPHAZARDLY
FROM SCRATCH
HIT AND MISS
PIECEMEAL
AS I WENT
HAPHAZARD
MY OWN WAY
MY WAY
STEP BY STEP
BY HOOK OR CROOK
FOLLOWED MY NOSE
BY INSTINCT
BY RULE OF THUMB
IN MY HEAD
AS BEST I COULD
BY GUESS AND BY GORRY
FELT MY WAY
AS IT CAME TO ME
BY HOOK OR BY CROOK
OFF THE CUFF
PIECE BY PIECE
AS IT CAME ALONG
AS IT COME TO ME
AUTOMATICALLY
BY GUESS WORK
BY HOOK AND CROOK
FREEHAND
NATURALLY
OFFHANDED
TOOK IT AS IT CAME
WILLY-NILLY
ANY OLD WAY
AT RANDOM
BEST WAY I COULD
BLINDLY
BY CHANCE
BY FEEL
BY HAND
BY MYSELF
BY RANDOM
BY THE ROCK OF MY EYE
FIGURED IT OUT
LITTLE BY LITTLE
OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD
ON MY OWN HOOK
PIECE AT A TIME
SPONTANEOUSLY
AD LIB
AS I CAME TO IT
AS I SAW FIT
AS I THOUGHT BEST
BEST I KNEW HOW
BIT BY BIT
BY EYE
BY GUESS AND BY GODFREY
BY GUESS AND GOLLY
BY GUESSING
BY HEART
BY HIT AND MISS
BY HIT OR MISS
BY IMAGINATION
BY ROTE
BY SIGHT
BY THE SEAT OF MY PANTS
CATCH AS CATCH CAN
FROM MY HEAD
GUESSED AT IT
HODGEPODGE
LET IT GO
MADE IT UP
MAKESHIFT
MYSELF
ON THE SPUR OF THE MOMENT
OUT OF MY MIND
OUT OF MY OWN HEAD
RULE OF THUMB
STEP AT A TIME
TRIAL AND ERROR
WAY I THOUGHT
ACCORDING TO HOYLE
AS BEST AS I COULD
AS I COME BY IT
AS I COULD
AS I GOT TO IT
AS I SAW BEST
AS I SAW IT
AS IS
AS IT COME
AS THE SPIRIT MOVED ME
AS THE SPIRIT STRUCK ME
AS WELL AS I KNEW HOW
BEST I COULD ON MY OWN
BEST WAY I KNEW HOW
BIT AT A TIME
BIT BY PIECE
BLIND
BY BLINDSIGHT
BY DEAD RECKONING
BY ERROR
BY FEELING
BY FRANDOM
BY GOD AND BY GUESS
BY GROPING MY WAY
BY GUESS AND BY DAMNED
BY GUESS AND BY GAR
BY GUESS AND BY GRACIOUS
BY GUESS AND BY GUY
BY GUESS AND BY JINGO
BY GUESS AND WITH GOD
BY GUESS OR BY GOSH
BY HEAD
BY HUNCH
BY INTUITION
BY INVITATION
BY JIP AND BY JIMINY
BY JUDGMENT
BY MEMORY
BY MERANDERING
BY MY EAR
BY MY HEAD
BY MY JUDGMENT
BY MY OWN HEAD
BY MY OWN JUDGMENT
BY MY THOUGHTS
BY PIECEMEAL
BY PRESUME
BY SLEIGHT OF HAND
BY STEPS
BY THE EYE
BY THE HELP OF THE LORD
BY THE RULE OF THUMB
BY THUMB'S RULE
BY TOUCH
CREATED MY OWN PLAN
CROSSED THE BRIDGE WHEN I COME TO IT
CUT AND TRY
DID MY OWN THING
DID ON THE SPUR OF THE MOMENT
DID WHAT MY MIND TOLD ME
DONE IT
DONE IT BY GUESS
DREAMED IT UP
FOLLOW MY NOSE
FROM HAND TO MOUTH
FROM MEMORY
FROM MY MIND
FROM THE RACK OF MY MIND
FROM THE TOP OF MY HEAD
GO AS FAR AS I CAN, THEN PLAY IT BY EAR
GUESS
GUESSED UP ON IT
GUESSING AS I GO ALONG
GUESSWORK
HAD TO JUST GUESS ON IT
HALF-ASSED
HAND TO MOUTH
HARD WAY
IN A HAPHAZARD MANNER
IN A HAPHAZARD WAY
IN MY GOOD OLD TIME
IN MY MIND
IN MY OWN IMAGINATION
IN MY OWN MIND
JACKLEG
LET NATURE TAKE ITS COURSE
LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY WILL
LIKE THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT
LITTLE AT A TIME
MADE IT UP ALL MYSELF
MADE IT UP AS I WENT
MADE IT UP AS I WENT ALONG
MATTER OF FORM
MY OWN JUDGMENT
MY OWN MIND
NOT HAPHAZARD
OFF MY HEAD
OFF MY SHOULDER
OFF ROUGH GUESS
ON A HUNCH
ON MY OWN ACCORD
OUT OF THE TOP OF MY HEAD
OUT THE BLUE
PIECED IT TOGETHER
PLANNED IT AS I WENT
PLAYED CARDS WITH IT
PRETTY WELL AT THAT
PSYCHED IT
PULLED IT OUT OF MY HEAD
ROUGH AND TUMBLE
SCRIBE-RULE
SHIPSHOD
SIGHT UNSEEN
SIMPLEST WAY
SKIPPING FROM HERE TO THERE
SLAP-DASH
TAKE IT AS IT CAME
THROUGH MY HEAD
TOOK IT AS IT COME
TOOK IT IN STRIDE
TOOK IT OUT OF MY HEAD
TOOK POTLUCK
TOOK THINGS AS THEY CAME
USED MY HEAD
USED MY OWN HEAD
VOLUNTARILY
WAY I PLEASED
WAY I THOUGHT IT OUGHTA BEEN DONE
WAY I THOUGHT IT WAS RIGHT
WAY I THOUGHT WAS RIGHT TO DO IT
WAY IT CAME TO ME
WAY IT COMES TO MY HEAD
WENT ACCORDING TO FORM
WENT ALONG AS I COULD
WENT IT BLIND
WHIPPED IT UP
WILLY-WILLY
WINGED IT
WITH A WING AND A PRAYER
WITH MY HEAD
WITHIN MYSELF
WITHOUT THINKING
WORKED IN THE DARK
WORKED IT OUT
WORKED OUT
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