- something up your sleeve
- (something) up (your) sleeve
something secret you can use.
If this plan doesn't work out I've still got a few ideas up my sleeve.Usage notes: ften used in the forms the card up your sleeve or the ace up your sleeve - a secret advantage you can use:
That recommendation from my teacher was the ace up my sleeve.
New idioms dictionary. 2014.
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wear (something) on (your) sleeve — to make your feelings or beliefs known to everyone. Some people feel the need to wear their patriotism on their sleeve. Usage notes: often used in the form wear your heart on your sleeve to make your emotions known to others: I don t like wearing … New idioms dictionary
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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 (something) up (your) sleeve — to have a secret idea or plan. If this trip doesn t work out I ve still got a few ideas up my sleeve … New idioms dictionary
keep something up your sleeve — have/keep sth up your ˈsleeve idiom to keep a plan or an idea secret until you need to use it • Actually I do have a few ideas up my sleeve. Main entry: ↑sleeveidiom … Useful english dictionary
have something up your sleeve — to have a secret plan that you can surprise someone with If he won t cooperate, she has a few tricks up her sleeve she could try … English dictionary
Something Up My Sleeve — Infobox Album | Name = Something Up My Sleeve Type = Album Artist = Suzy Bogguss Released = 1993 Genre = Country (New Traditionalist) Length = 34:22 Label = Liberty Producer = Jimmy Bowen, Suzy Bogguss Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3|5… … Wikipedia
laugh up your sleeve — phrase to be secretly happy, especially because someone who you do not want to succeed has failed or made a mistake Thesaurus: to be, or to become happy or happiersynonym Main entry: laugh * * * laugh up your sleeve : to be secretly happy about… … Useful english dictionary
ace up your sleeve — If you have an ace up your sleeve, you have something that will give you an advantage that other people don t know about … The small dictionary of idiomes