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Up My Sleeve

Up My Sleeve - to have a secret advantage, plan or trick

  • Do you think your boss has something up his sleeve? Do you think this is why he is not worried about losing the contract.
  • I do not trust the police. They always have something up their sleeve.
  • The teacher told us we do not have any exams next week. I think she has something up her sleeve.
  • I am sure the lawyer has a few things up his sleeve that he will use in court.
  • My mother did not cook dinner tonight. I hope she has something up her sleeve, because I am hungry.
  • I am sure the car mechanic can fix your car. He always has something up his sleeve.

Underdog

Upper Hand

Under Construction

Up My Sleeve

Under Age

Up In Arms

Under The Weather

Up A Creek

Use Your Loaf

Up In The Air

Wing It

Walk Off

Wind Me Up

Without Fail

Work For Peanuts

Would Not Be Caught Dead

When It Rains It Pours

Wiped Out

Watch Your Back

Wear The Pants

Watch Your Step

White Lie

Wrap My Head Around It

Walk On Air

Walk On Eggshells

Wasted

Way To Go

Window Shopping

The Way Back

What The Hell

Worn Out

What's Up

When Pigs Fly

Windfall

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Year In, Year Out

You Are Toast

You Can Say That Again

Your Guess Is As Good As Mind

You Rock


Zero In

Zonk Out

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