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pull sth out of the bag/hat

to do something unexpected that suddenly improves a bad situation
Translations of “pull sth out of the bag/hat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 出人意料地通過…改善局面, 突施妙計…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出人意料地通过…改善局面, 突施妙计…
(Definition of pull sth out of the bag/hat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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