have another/more than one string to your bow Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “have another/more than one string to your bow” in the English Dictionary

"have another/more than one string to your bow" in British English

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have another/more than one string to your bow

UK to have more than one ​interest, ​skill, or resource that you can use if you need to: I ​enjoy my ​work, but I'd like to have another string to my ​bow in ​case I ​lose my ​job. She is a multi-talented woman with many ​strings to her ​bow.
(Definition of have another/more than one string to your bow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have another/more than one string to your bow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 还有一手, 有两手准备…
in Chinese (Traditional) 還有一手, 第二個對策, 第二種辦法…
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