throw it against the wall and see if it sticks (to)

throw it against the wall and see if it sticks (to)
 Try a new idea and see if it works (cooking).
 ► “It seems like every day, someone is throwing something new up against the wall to see if it sticks.” (Wall Street Journal, April 8, 1996, p. C1)

American business jargon. 2014.

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