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have another/more than one string to your bow

to have another interest or skill that you can use if your main one cannot be used: I enjoy my work, but I'd like to have another string to my bow in case I lose my job.
Translations of “have another/more than one string to your bow”
in Chinese (Traditional) 還有一手, 第二個對策, 第二種辦法…
in Chinese (Simplified) 还有一手, 有两手准备…
(Definition of have another/more than one string to your bow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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