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in the cards

in the cards

Date: Aug 13 2009

引語

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I would love to have more kids. I don’t know if that’s in the cards for us, but we’ll see.”

- Jennifer Lopez on her dreams for the future. (BET.com)

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

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destined; going to happen

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

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Before she had her twins, Max and Emme, Jennifer Lopez often spoke about how much she wanted to be a mother. But she and her husband, Marc Anthony, had a hard time conceiving. They tried for two years to get pregnant without any luck. It seemed like it might not be in the cards for them to have children together.

But Jennifer finally became pregnant in 2007. And soon she learned that there was more than one baby in the cards for her. Her twins were born in February of 2008. Now Jennifer says she would like to have more children. But since it was so difficult to get pregnant the first time, she doesn’t know if it will happen again.

You’ve probably guessed by now that in the cards means destined or likely to be. But can you guess where the expression comes from?

One way of telling someone’s fortune is by reading his cards. Fortune tellers use a special deck of tarot cards to predict what is going to happen to themselves or others. Whatever appears in your cards, that is what will happen to you in the future.

Do you think there’s another baby in the cards for Jennifer Lopez? What do you think might be in the cards for you?

範例

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I always wanted to join the circus, but I’m too old now. I guess it just wasn’t in the cards.”

“I hope Lucas will propose, but I’m not sure it’s in the cards.”

“You never know what’s in the cards for you. It’s impossible to predict the future.”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

VOLTS It means that are going to happen soon.
作者 VOLTSSuper Member!
Sezai Likely to happen, probable, something that can happen...
作者 Sezai
soori I think this slang means, it is likely to happen!!
作者 soori
Taura future possibility
作者 Taura
dearpesar the future. fate.
作者 dearpesar
fate
作者 roxana_alavi
likely to happen
作者 Anko_Dreamer
Jalal166 hidden in the destiny
作者 Jalal166
milily She could be refering to this is likely to happen in the future
作者 milily
Maja_Roxy in the cards=in somebody's destiny;in their fate
作者 Maja_Roxy
Rahma MD I guess it means: have been planned
作者 Rahma MD
to be in the cards means that something is likely
作者 monacovalentina
traciwan future plan
作者 traciwan
JEMAR1 If sth. is in the cards sth. is destined to be.
作者 JEMAR1
Gellerke in our future, things that will happen, destiny
作者 Gellerke
Aneet If that is written. If it´s our destiny.
作者 Aneet
"in the cards" means probably, possibly
作者 annabatyreva

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Fationeten48

Åland Islands

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11:04 AM Sep 03 2015 |

AUL

AUL

Azerbaijan

I dont believe such things


Neither cards nor any person can tell someones future


Only God knows what will happen


if any person can knew future he/she first would create best one for him/herself


thats why noone should believe such fancy things it is my Opinion

02:01 PM Jan 22 2012 |

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 julito

julito

Argentina

” Can people predict the future with cards´ ?  Suzie asked little Johnny,


” my mother can”  said Johnny.


” really”


 ” yes, she takes one look at my report card and can tell me exactly what will happen


  when my Daddy gets home”


 


   

04:51 PM Jan 21 2012 |

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MUHAMMAD92

MUHAMMAD92

Saudi Arabia

i like to happen that for gennifer

10:17 PM Oct 21 2010 |

sravanjampani

India

in the cards.. – something which is going to be true

05:46 PM Nov 12 2009 |

Bahauddin.afg

Afghanistan

I am studying hard for to enter medical university.

Who knows whether medical would be in my cards ?

03:33 AM Aug 19 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

I always say…If wasn’t to happen a thing,we haven’t to insist,simply let it go ;)

12:13 AM Aug 19 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

Something that you don't know if will happen or something that wans't to happen ;)

12:06 AM Aug 19 2009 |

hamzehdamia

Jordan

Our unknown destiny, our unseen tomorrows

09:33 AM Aug 18 2009 |

dodo77

Saudi Arabia

it means what is going to happen in the future , desiny .. w0ow i really like this expression , i hope in the cards to be professional in speaking English and achieve my all wishes soooooon .
thanks alot e-baby for this cool lesson

12:10 AM Aug 18 2009 |

mamadar

Ethiopia

It means that ,,,everything is in God's hand.

 

 

08:12 PM Aug 17 2009 |

ysamei

Egypt

Likely to happen

07:49 AM Aug 17 2009 |

kosmkit

kosmkit

China

it means what 's gonna happen in the future.

05:39 AM Aug 17 2009 |

ansh_200810

India

Absoulty  is in yourcard

05:38 AM Aug 17 2009 |

abd alaziz ramadan

Egypt

very good and no one can  know  the  future

05:06 AM Aug 16 2009 |

ismael salah

United Arab Emirates

thats nice

06:22 PM Aug 15 2009 |

boddi

China

I always believe my cards are in my hand,if I really want to it, I will get it,of course except something like the baby!

03:01 PM Aug 15 2009 |

boddi

China

I always believe my cards is in my hand,if I really want to it, I will get it,of course except the baby!

03:01 PM Aug 15 2009 |

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