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Have you seen what he’s wearing? He just doesn’t have a clue, does he? ♦ see also not have an earth ly > EARTHLY clued o clued ’up (informal) When you are clued up, you have a lot of knowledge about a particular thing: Choosing the right sparkling wine can be a minefield if you are not clued up on the different brands available. coals o carry coals to N ew ca stle or take coals to N ew castle I f you are c a rry in g , or tak in g, coals to N ew ca stle, you are taking some thing to a place where there is plenty of that thing already: It was left to Wes tern businessmen to manufacture the Tshirts which ended up on the Soviet black market, an acute case of carrying coals to Newcastle.
You are in a situation which gives you very little hope of success: He’s g iv ing his best effort to the election cam paign, but the cards are stacked against him. ♦ see also up against it u p d have all the cards or hold all the cards I f you have, or hold, all the cards you have an advantage which puts you in control of a situation: They know I hold all the cards, so I ’ll just wait and see what they do next. o lay your cards on the table or put your cards on the table You lay, or put, your cards on the ta ble when you make your intentions known, rather than trying to keep them secret: I ’d be glad, if you put your cards on the table.
Death o at death's door Someone who is at death’s door is very ill and in danger of dying: Even when he was at death's door he was still cracking the same old jokes. 3 catch your death or catch your death o f cold You can tell someone that they w ill catch their death, or catch their death of cold, i f they are going outside without enough clothes on: The grass here is quite damp you know, and in those slippers, you'll catch your death. 3 the death o f som eone You can say that someone or something w ill be the death o f you i f they con tinually cause problems for you: He always said that his job would be the death of him.