English Language Lessons

Tips and training suggestions for learning English as a foreign language.

Idiom of the week- Tip one’s hand

Posted by englishlessons on May 10, 2012


reveal one’s intentions or secrets


She didn’t want to tip her hand during the negotiations as it would give the other side an advantage.

Don’t say too much in the first meeting. You might tip your hand.

Picture it:

This idiom comes from card playing. If you tip your hand in a card game, the other players can see your cards, which gives them an advantage in the game.

AmEnglish.com Programs:

Improve your fluency in English. Check out all 17 English Language Training Programs from AmEnglish.com

English Skills Series from AmEnglish.com


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: