in the cards

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Referring to the reading of tarot cards to foresee the future.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

in the cards

  1. (idiomatic) Destined or fated to happen; predicted or foreseen.
    I don't think another child is in the cards for them.