bag of tricks


bag of tricks
(someone's) bag of tricks all the clever methods by which someone achieves something.

It remains to be seen what this side will pull out of their bag of tricks for the semi-final.


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  • bag of tricks — noun a supply of ways of accomplishing something (Freq. 1) every good mechanic has a large bag of tricks • Hypernyms: ↑know how * * * : a supply of expedients or devices : stock of resources in their attempts to be original they have pretty well… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bag of tricks —    If you use your (whole) bag of tricks to do something, you try (all) the clever methods you know in order to succeed.     Let s call on George and his bag of tricks; maybe he can help us solve the problem …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bag of tricks — skills, methods, plans; devices to entertain    You need a large bag of tricks to teach the Grade 8 class …   English idioms

  • bag of tricks — informal a set of ingenious plans, techniques, or resources. → bag …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bag of tricks — miscellaneous collection of items; tool box …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bag of tricks — Australian Slang miscellaneous collection of items; tool box …   English dialects glossary

  • bag of tricks — n. supply of methods and techniques of doing something; set of resourceful plans …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bag of tricks, the (whole) —   Everything …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • (a) bag of tricks — a bag/box/of tricks phrase all of the special or secret methods that someone has to help them to achieve something He’s familiar with all of an actor’s bag of tricks. Thesaurus: systems and methods for doing thingssynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary