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'Ace' Idioms

Idioms containing the word ace

Four aces can be seen in the picture above. As a valuable playing card, the ace has come to symbolize luck, power and success.
Which of the following English idioms could you use when you want to say that a person
does something that guarantees him success ?

a) to have an ace up your sleeve, i.e. He has an ace up his sleeve.
b) to hold all the aces, i.e. He is holding all the aces.
c) to play your ace, i.e. He is playing his ace.
d) to come within an ace of doing something, i.e. He came within an ace of doing it.

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