Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “be in the bag”

be in the bag

informal
If something is in the bag, you are certain to get it or to achieve it
囊中之物,十拿九穩
Once we'd scored the third goal, the match was pretty much in the bag.
一旦我們進了第三球,要在比賽中取勝已經是十拿九穩的了。
CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
(Definition of be in the bag from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Certainty, but you might be interested in these topics from the Chance and possibility topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “be in the bag” in other dictionaries

Translations of “be in the bag”

Word of the Day

hello stranger

said to a person that you know but have not seen for a long time

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Read More