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card

In addition to the idioms beginning with card, also see hold all the aces (the trump card); house of cards; in the cards; lay one's cards on the table; play one's cards close to one's chest play one's cards right; trump card; wild card.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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