play one's cards right

idiom

: to do things in an intelligent and well-planned way
If I play my cards right, I'll be able to graduate next year.

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“Play one's cards right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20one%27s%20cards%20right. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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