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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 weaselsSomething that has pronounced weasely characteristics, such as pettiness, bad temper, and deviousness.Rate it:

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bag of windA windbag.Rate it:

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bag outto criticise someoneRate 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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I lost my bagIndicates that the speaker has lost his or her backpack.Rate it:

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I lost my bagIndicates that the speaker has lost his or her handbag.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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the cat's out of the bagIt is too late.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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BIBObulk in/bags out ; designates a type of bulk carrier that takes in bulk cargo, and is equipped to bag it, to provide bagged cargo for disembarkmentRate it:

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ça gazehow's things?, how's tricks?Rate it:

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cómo va todohow's 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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nada nessa mãoA phrase commonly associated with shows of magic, where the performer assures that his hand is empty, therefore he is not holding any tools to aid his tricks.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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