have a card up your sleeve Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "have a card up your sleeve" - English Dictionary

See all translations

have a card up your sleeve

to have an advantage that other people do not know about: England have definitely been the weaker side, but I think they've still got one or two cards up their sleeve.
Translations of “have a card up your sleeve”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有錦囊妙計,有一張王牌,留有一招…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有锦囊妙计,有一张王牌,留有一招…
(Definition of have a card up your sleeve from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More