every trick in the book

every trick in the book
Every trick in the book
If you try every trick in the book, you try every possible way, including dishonesty and deceit, to get what you want.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • every trick in the book — every method or device, every way of doing it    If you want to find boys, Keiko knows every trick in the book …   English idioms

  • every trick in the book — every clever or dishonest way that you know to achieve something that you want. He used every trick in the book to get her to sign the contract. (often + to do something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • every trick in the book — informal every available method of achieving what one wants * * * every trick in the book see ↑trick, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑book every trick in the book ◇ If you try every trick in the book, you do everything you can to achieve something. They ll… …   Useful english dictionary

  • every trick in the book — noun a) All possible knowledge of a subject matter. He was always one step ahead of me, as he seems to know every trick in the book. b) All possible means, both honest and dishonest The solicitor tried every trick in the book to get me to sign… …   Wiktionary

  • Every trick in the book —   If you try every trick in the book, you try every possible way, including dishonesty and deceit, to get what you want …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • try every trick in the book — try/use/every trick in the book phrase to try or to use every possible method in order to achieve something He tried every trick in the book to persuade her, but she still said no. Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • use every trick in the book — try/use/every trick in the book phrase to try or to use every possible method in order to achieve something He tried every trick in the book to persuade her, but she still said no. Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • use every trick in the book — {v. phr.}, {informal} To avail oneself of any means at all in order to achieve one s goal, not exclusive of possibly immoral or illegal acts. * /Algernon used every trick in the book to get Maxine to go out with him, but she kept refusing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • use every trick in the book — {v. phr.}, {informal} To avail oneself of any means at all in order to achieve one s goal, not exclusive of possibly immoral or illegal acts. * /Algernon used every trick in the book to get Maxine to go out with him, but she kept refusing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • use\ every\ trick\ in\ the\ book — v. phr. informal To avail oneself of any means at all in order to achieve one s goal, not exclusive of possibly immoral or illegal acts. Algernon used every trick in the book to get Maxine to go out with him, but she kept refusing …   Словарь американских идиом

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