Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

get the (ideas/creative) juices flowing

get the ideas flowingget the creating juices flowing
1) to arrive with ease in a large amount without obstruction.
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    • get the creating juices flowing
  • Analysis
    To 'get the creative juices flowing' means to inspire creativity, productivity or energy or to create the conditions for creativity to flow. "I find visiting art galleries and exhibitions really gets my creative juices going." Similarly to 'get the ideas flowing' means to create the conditions or atmosphere to generate a number of original thoughts.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. We had a very productive meeting, the ideas were flowing from all directions.
    2. We have a very important meeting with the client next week and we need to impress them, so get those creative juices flowing.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. I have an essay to finish but I can't seem to get the creative juices flowing. My mind is blank.
    2. I like to go for a walk before I start painting. I find it helps to get the creative juices flowing.
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