hold all the aces

Hold all the aces
If you hold all the aces, you have all the advantages and your opponents or rivals are in a weak position.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • hold all the aces — To have all the advantages, be in a winning position • • • Main Entry: ↑ace * * * hold/have/all the aces phrase to have a big advantage over other people Thesaurus: to be in a good, better or pleasant situationsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold all the aces — ► hold all the aces have all the advantages. Main Entry: ↑ace …   English terms dictionary

  • hold all the aces —    If you hold all the aces, you have all the advantages and your opponents or rivals are in a weak position.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A person who holds all the aces is in a very strong position because they have more advantages… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • hold all the aces — have/hold all the aces to be in a strong position when you are competing with someone else, because you have all the advantages. In the battle between road builders and environmentalists, the road builders seem to hold all the aces …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold all the aces — tv. to be in control of everything. □ The boss holds all the aces on this deal. □ I’ll come out okay. I hold all the aces …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Hold all the aces —   If you hold all the aces, you have all the advantages and your opponents or rivals are in a weak position …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • hold all the aces — verb To be in a strong position when one is competing with someone else, having all the advantages …   Wiktionary

  • hold all the aces — have all the advantages. → ace …   English new terms dictionary

  • hold all the aces — have all of the best playing cards; have all of the advantages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • have all the aces — have/hold all the aces to be in a strong position when you are competing with someone else, because you have all the advantages. In the battle between road builders and environmentalists, the road builders seem to hold all the aces …   New idioms dictionary


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