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Lisdy
What does "up someone's sleeve" mean? Just answer me specific please.Thank very much!
Feb 1, 2011 8:56 AM
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"To have/keep something up your sleeve" means to keep a plan or an idea secret until you need to use it.
February 1, 2011
This reminds me of an anecdote: A: I wonder what he has up his sleeve now. B: It's up his ass and it's his head.
February 1, 2011
a plan on trick that is to be used when the time calls for it.... term is taken from olden days when people played poker and cheated by hiding a card in their sleeve (often the Ace of spades). It is to be used at the appropriate moment to rake in a big pot (by cheating). "Oh , you have an ace up your sleeve."
February 1, 2011
Its been something that Hidden but ready to be used: I still have a few tricks up my sleeve. cowboy...
February 1, 2011
to fight?or just going to fight
February 1, 2011
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Lisdy
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