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Meaning of “play your cards right” in the English Dictionary

"play your cards right" in British English

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play your cards right

to ​behave in a way that gives you an ​advantage or ​allows you to ​succeed at something: If you play ​yourcardsright, you could make ​quite a lot of ​money out of this.
(Definition of play your cards right from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"play your cards right" in American English

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play your cards right

to do the ​correct things to ​achieve the ​desiredresult: If you play ​yourcardsright, you could make a lot of ​money out of this.
(Definition of play your cards right from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “play your cards right”
in Chinese (Simplified) 办事高明,处理得当…
in Chinese (Traditional) 辦事高明,處理得當…
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