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bag of tricksA set of skills, techniques, items of information, or other resources used to help achieve professional or personal goals.Rate it:

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bag of tricksA collection of items, especially as constituting a very complete set of such items.Rate it:

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how's tricksInformal greeting roughly equivalent to How are you?.Rate it:

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turn tricksTo work as a prostitute, providing sexual services for money.Rate it:

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you can't teach an old dog new tricksIt is impossible, or almost impossible, to change people's habits or traits or mindset.Rate it:

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way out of a paper bagA minimal level of competence or effectiveness, as used in phrases where one is unable to perform such.Rate it:

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air bagcar's safety deviceRate it:

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bag and baggageAll one's possessions.Rate it:

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bag of bonesA skinny, malnourished person.Rate it:

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bag of rationsA fussy or overly zealous military superior.Rate it:

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bag of shellsUsed other than as an idiom: see bag, shell.Rate it:

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bag of shellsA trifle.Rate it:

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bag of windA windbag.Rate it:

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brown bagA short presentation or seminar on a given subject, especially one given at lunchtime.Rate it:

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douche bagA bag for holding the water or fluid used in vaginal douching.Rate it:

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douche bagA worthless person.Rate it:

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douche bagAn annoying person; someone blatantly inconsiderate of others.Rate it:

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dumb as a bag of hammersRemarkably stupid.Rate it:

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grab bagA gift, purchase, etc. whose contents are concealed until after a selection is made.Rate it:

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grab bagAny random assortment, selection or possibility.Rate it:

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in the bagCertain or extremely likely to occur; virtually assured of victory or success.Rate it:

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in the bagIntoxicated.Rate it:

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leave somebody holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving them holding the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the bagTo remove the value from an article or arrangement and leave somebody holding the empty (or valueless) container.Rate it:

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let the cat out of the bagA figure of speech relative to someone revealing an important event or secret to the world thereby spoiling the entire thrust of a surprise.Rate it:

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let the cat out of the bagTo disclose a secret; to let a secret be known, often inadvertently.Rate it:

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mixed bagAny bag containing a mixture of something.Rate it:

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mixed bagBy extension, a group of entities with few characteristics in common; an assortment.Rate it:

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mixed bagSomething tending to have both good and bad results or characteristics; something having a mixture of advantages and disadvantages.Rate it:

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spill the beans / let the cat out of the bagTo let out a secretRate it:

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squint like a bag of nailsTo squint very much, as though one's eyes were directed as many ways as the points of a bag of nails.Rate it:

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Russian barA gymnastics-style beam held by two porters used to do gymnastics-style tricks.Rate it:

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loose changeCoins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.Rate it:

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the jig is upWhen one's plans, schemes, distractions, falsifications, feints, sleight of hand's, and 'dirty tricks' fail, one must admit.Rate it:

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turnabout is fair playIt is allowable to retaliate against an enemy's dirty tricks by using the same ones against him.Rate it:

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