on the cards
phrasal see in the cards

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on the cards — (UK) If something is in the cards, it is almost certain to happen …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • On the cards — Card Card (k[aum]rd), n. [F. carte, fr. L. charta paper, Gr. ? a leaf of paper. Cf. {Chart}.] 1. A piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a card of invitation; pl. a game… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on\ the\ cards — • in the cards • on the cards adj. phr. informal To be expected; likely to happen; foreseeable; predictable. It was in the cards for the son to succeed his father as head of the business. John finally decided that it wasn t in the cards for him… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on the cards —    (US : in the cards)    Something which is on the cards is planned and likely to happen.     A coalition between the two parties is still on the cards …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • on the cards — very likely to happen An election is on the cards this year …   English dictionary

  • on the cards — See: IN THE CARDS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the cards — See: IN THE CARDS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the cards — adjective Likely to occur, probable …   Wiktionary

  • be on the cards — British, American & Australian, American & Australian to be likely to happen. Do you think there ll be an election next year? I think it s on the cards . There are some big changes in the cards for next year. (often + for) …   New idioms dictionary

  • it's on the cards — it is fated to happen …   English contemporary dictionary

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