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house of cardsA structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.Rate it:

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on the cardsCertain, likely to happen. Foretold and expected but not yet brought to pass.Rate it:

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sorry, we don't accept credit cardssorry, we don't accept credit cardsRate it:

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few cards shy of a full deckmentally deranged; demented; insane.Rate it:

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keep one's cards close to one's chestTo avoid revealing one's thoughts, circumstances, or plans.Rate it:

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do you accept credit cardsUsed to ask whether or not products or services may be paid for by credit card.Rate it:

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play one's cards rightTo act sensibly; to make the right moves.Rate it:

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hold the cardsTo be in a strong position, possessing significant advantages over someone else; to be in control of a situation involving multiple parties.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.Rate it:

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in the cardsDestined or fated to happen; predicted or foreseen.Rate it:

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lay your cards on the tableTo be ​honest about ​your ​feelings and ​intentions.Rate it:

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Lay Your Cards on the TableTo be open in discussing plans and facts, to reveal something candidly to someoneRate it:

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on the cardsLikely to occur, probable.Rate it:

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put one's cards on the tableTo reveal one's true intentions, beliefs, feelings, or other previously concealed facts about one's situation; to speak frankly.Rate it:

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show one's cardsTo reveal something known to oneself but previously concealed from others.Rate it:

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draw outTo improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.Rate it:

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avoir la main heureuseTo be lucky at cards (or, at other things).Rate it:

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battre les cartesTo shuffle the cards.Rate it:

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deal into deal cards to someone entering a game.Rate it:

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deal outto not deal cards to someone who is leaving a game.Rate it:

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donner les cartesTo deal the cards.Rate it:

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elle lui a tiré les cartesShe told his fortune (by cards).Rate it:

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German virginThe name of a poker hand in the game of Texas hold 'em, when a player is dealt two nine cards.Rate it:

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il conduit bien sa barque(fig.) He plays his cards well.Rate it:

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je vous donne beau jeu(lit.) I give you good cards; (fig.) I give you a good opportunity; I play into your hands.Rate it:

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play for loveTo play a game of cards without stakes.Rate it:

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shuffleThe act of shuffling cards.Rate it:

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stand patTo play one's hand without drawing any more cards.Rate it:

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tip one's handIn card playing, to accidentally reveal one's cards or hand.Rate it:

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vous avez beau jeu1. (lit.) You have good cards. 2. (fig.) You have the advantage.Rate it:

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vous avez la mainIt’s your turn to play (at cards).Rate it:

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