another string to bow

another string to bow
another string to (your) bow British & Australian an extra skill or qualification which you can use if you cannot use your main one.

If you can teach English as well as yoga, it's another string to your bow.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • another string to your bow — another string to (your) bow British & Australian an extra skill or qualification which you can use if you cannot use your main one. If you can teach English as well as yoga, it s another string to your bow …   New idioms dictionary

  • another string to your bow —    If you have another string to your bow, you have another skill or possible course of action if everything else fails.     As well as her excellent qualifications, she s got another string to her bow to help her find a job. She speaks fluent… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • have (or add) another string to one's bow — Brit. have a further resource available. → bow …   English new terms dictionary

  • have another string to one's bow — ► have another string to one s bow Brit. have a further resource available. Main Entry: ↑bow …   English terms dictionary

  • have another string strings to your bow — have another string/more strings to your bow idiom (BrE) to have more than one skill or plan that you can use if you need to • The exhibition shows that he has other strings to his artistic bow. Main entry: ↑stringidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bow — Ⅰ. bow [1] ► NOUN 1) a knot tied with two loops and two loose ends. 2) a weapon for shooting arrows, made of curved wood joined at both ends by a taut string. 3) a rod with horsehair stretched along its length, used for playing some stringed… …   English terms dictionary

  • string — stringless, adj. stringlike, adj. /string/, n., v., strung; strung or (Rare) stringed; stringing. n. 1. a slender cord or thick thread used for binding or tying; line. 2. something resembling a cord or thread. 3. Physics. a mathematical entity… …   Universalium

  • bow — I BENDING OR SUBMITTING bows, bowing, bowed (Pronounced [[t]ba͟ʊ[/t]] in bow 1 and 2, and [[t]bo͟ʊ[/t]] in bow 3.) 1) VERB When you bow to someone, you briefly bend your body towards them as a formal way of greeting them or showing respect. [V to …   English dictionary

  • bow — bow1 [bəʊ] noun 1》 a knot tied with two loops and two loose ends. 2》 a weapon for shooting arrows, made of a curved piece of wood joined at both ends by a taut string. 3》 a partially curved rod with horsehair stretched along its length, used for… …   English new terms dictionary

  • string — /strɪŋ / (say string) noun 1. a line, cord, or thread, used for tying parcels, etc. 2. a narrow strip of cloth, leather, etc., for tying parts together: strings of a bonnet. 3. something resembling a string or thread. 4. a number of objects, as… …   Australian-English dictionary


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