have a trick up your sleeve

Have a trick up your sleeve
If you have a trick up your sleeve, you have a secret strategy to use when the time is right.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • have a trick up your sleeve — phrase to have a plan that you can use if you need to Thesaurus: to be ready, or to get ready for somethingsynonym Main entry: trick …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a trick up your sleeve —    If you have a trick up your sleeve, you have a secret strategy to use when the time is right.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Have a trick up your sleeve —   If you have a trick up your sleeve, you have a secret strategy to use when the time is right …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • have a trick up your sleeve — to have a plan that you can use if you need to …   English dictionary

  • have/keep something up your sleeve — have/keep (something) up your sleeve informal : to have/keep a secret method, trick, etc., that you can use when it is needed The coach always keeps a few tricks up his sleeve. They still have some surprises up their sleeves. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have/keep up your sleeve — have/keep (something) up your sleeve informal : to have/keep a secret method, trick, etc., that you can use when it is needed The coach always keeps a few tricks up his sleeve. They still have some surprises up their sleeves. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a trick more tricks up your sleeve — have a ˈtrick, some more ˈtricks, etc. up your sleeve idiom to have an idea, some plans, etc. that you keep ready to use if it becomes necessary Main entry: ↑trickidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a some more tricks up your sleeve — have a ˈtrick, some more ˈtricks, etc. up your sleeve idiom to have an idea, some plans, etc. that you keep ready to use if it becomes necessary Main entry: ↑trickidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • trick — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 deception ADJECTIVE ▪ cheap, cruel, dirty, mean, nasty ▪ The press accused the president of dirty tricks in his election campaign. ▪ stupid …   Collocations dictionary

  • trick — trick1 [ trık ] noun count ** ▸ 1 something unfair/unpleasant ▸ 2 entertainment like magic ▸ 3 something not what it seems ▸ 4 effective way to do something ▸ 5 in card game ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) an unfair or unpleasant thing you do in order to harm… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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