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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “have sth up your sleeve”

have sth up your sleeve

informal
to have secret plans or ideas
暗中留有一招;藏有锦囊妙计
If I know Mark he'll have one or two tricks up his sleeve.
如果说我还算了解马克,我知道他总会留着一两招。
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of have sth up your sleeve from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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