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English definition of “bag”

bag

noun [C]     /bæɡ/
be in the bag informal if something is in the bag, you are certain to get it or to achieve it: The company goes into the year with 75% of its expected revenues already in the bag.
be left holding the bag informal to be made responsible for something that was really the fault of somebody else: He quit the company and we were left holding the bag for the bad decisions he'd made.
(Definition of bag noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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