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laugh

up/in (one's) sleeve
To rejoice or exult in secret, as at another's error or defeat.
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The woman who set the style for beauty in Renaissance poetry, Petrarch's beloved Laura, also laughed.
Umberto Eco in The Name of the Rose, his masterly detective story set in a 14th-century monastery, has the monks argue whether Jesus ever laughed.
They laughed at us for electing Ronald Reagan governor, and then they elected him president - twice.
He laughed, and took a mulligan (an extra shot that doesn't count against your score).
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Worley, seated next to Buzzi, laughed her trademark laugh and said, ``I always wanted to play Dorothy when I was a kid, but this was so much more fun.
What I did know was that warriors laughed when I made funny faces and warriors gave me chocolate when they laughed.
In those days I was teaching adolescents how to act like grown-ups,'' she laughed.
No, now they were their mothers' big babies, the women laughed.
Skelton laughed easily and often at almost anything.
Even when students believed they were alone and being tickled by the machine, they smiled, laughed and wiggled as much as when they knew it was a person.
Well, all the kids laughed hysterically and it was like a revelation.