in the cards
also on the cards phrasal inevitable <
success just wasn't in the cards for her
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  • in the cards — also[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… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the cards — also[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… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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