tener un as bajo la manga

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tener un as bajo la manga
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to have a hidden advantage)
a. to have an ace up one's sleeve
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
El general parece estar en aprietos, pero tiene un as bajo la manga.The general appears to be in trouble, but he has an ace up his sleeve.
b. to have an ace in the hole
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
El equipo tenía un as bajo la manga, y era su nuevo portero estrella.The team had an ace in the hole, and that was their new star goalkeeper.
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