Meaning of “an ace up your sleeve” in the English Dictionary

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"an ace up your sleeve" in British English

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an ace up your sleeve

US also an ace in the hole

secret knowledge or a secret skill that will give you an advantage

(Definition of “an ace up your sleeve” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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