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"hold all the cards" in British English

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hold all the cards

to be in a ​strongposition when you are ​competing with someone ​else, because you have all the ​advantages: Management ​holds all the ​cards when it comes to the ​negotiations over ​jobcuts.
(Definition of hold all the cards from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hold all the cards”
in Chinese (Simplified) 处于优势,控制着局面…
in Chinese (Traditional) 處於優勢,掌控局面…
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