Ten dollars is about the card for this. -. oo one’s best / trump card -, on / in the cards -, to play the wrong card -, to hold the cards – to speak by the card -, , to throw up one’s cards – ; , 2) (playing) card – pack of cards – play cards – have a good hand – deal (round) the cards – shuffle the cards – he is lucky at cards – show one’s cards / hand, lay one’s cards on the table (. ). – stake (d) – stake one’s all – his game is up – it’s up to him, he knows the ropes, he’s a dab hand / – – spoil / ruin smb’s game; upset smb’s plans [apple cart] – wine list house of cards, sure card, ( -.) to have cards up one’s sleeve, ; to play one’s best card, to play the card (to play the – card). -, – They are tempted to play the nationalist card to ensure their re-election. -, . He wants to play the race card but this isn’t a race case. -, . Jim said that his brother had cheated at cards. -, – by the holy poker! – -! -! poker face [‘pukes) Playing the Fool (…

Nothing succeeds like success… -. Success is never blamed… -.

May Fortune smile on our enterprise this day. -. Just my luck! -., , ! , ! to try one’s luck -, – gentleman of fortune – soldier of fortune – take chances – he is always lucky, he always has luck to declare oneself bankrupt – – gambling debt [det] – card trick – house of cards / / – collapse like a house of cards gaming table [‘gemtebl]. 1) 2) gambling house -, responsible gaming, – in one’s excitement – grow heated, get excited passion for gambling – – play recklessly – argue heatedly / excitedly crooked gambler -; illegal gambler,.

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