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Daemon
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have a trick up (one's) sleeve

To have a secret plan, idea, or advantage that can be utilized if and when it is required. A reference to cheating at a card game by hiding a favorable card up one's sleeve. More...

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Of all the tricks and legerdemain by which men impose upon their own souls,
There is none so common as the plea of a good intention.

-Robert South. (1634 ― 1716)
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have a trick up (one's) sleeve — To have a secret plan, idea, or advantage that can be utilized if and when it is required. A reference to cheating at a card game by hiding a favorable card up one's sleeve.
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have a trick up (one's) sleeve — To have a secret plan, idea, or advantage that can be utilized if and when it is required. A reference to cheating at a card game by hiding a favorable card up one's sleeve.
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Have a trick up your sleeve

DEFINITION:

To have a plan that you can use if you need to

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