Idiom – Play Ace

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Play One’s Ace – Idiom of the Day for IELTS Speaking

Meaning

use one’s best resource/weapon

Example

It’s time to play our ace and put our strongest player.

Exercise

A. Complete the following sentences by filling in the appropriate idioms.
went for broke                      playing its ace                         putting our cards on the table
                         rock-bottom                       sweetened the deal
1. We’re_________________. We want to buy this company and put our own management team.
2. One of our competitors is ______________ to stage a hostile takeover of our company.
3. The company _________ after failing to find new investors.
4. The shops ___________ by giving a 10% discount on all items.
5. The $16 million amount for a house and lot in the center of the city is a _______ offer.

B. Make sentences using the learned idiom and write it down in the comment box below

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