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string to (one's) bow

An option or alternative available in the event that the current course of action, circumstance, opportunity, etc., is not viable. With all this varied job experience under my belt, I have more than one string to my bow if this particular career path isn't to my liking. I've got a job interview next week, but I'm still handing out my résumé so that I'll have more than one string to my bow.
See also: bow, string
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SINGER Cerys Matthews is adding another string to her bow - composing music for a play at the National Theatre.
However I suppose she leaves Sochi with the public knowing as well as performing the great musical works of the past and present, she has another string to her bow.
The source added that the 'X Factor' judge wants to continue working in the UK and will obviously be continuing with her music and this will be yet another string to her bow.
PORTRAYAL Hayley Tamaddon is happy to add another string to her bow
Laura, who can be relied on to bring a Grace Kelly-esque touch of class to any campaign, has more than just a mannequin's string to her bow.
Adding another string to her bow, the mum-oftwo learned to play guitar for her role as a singer in the film Country Song.
JANE SOUTHALL has added another string to her bow by producing a book detailing three years in the life of her pet Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Scoop.
Already an established songwriter, she's added another string to her bow - as fashion designer for high street brand Lipsy.
To add another string to her bow, the gorgeous model has also been DJing around Europe.
A RETIRED music teacher has added another string to her bow by launching an entertainment business.
SEXY soap babe Sammy Winward has a new string to her bow - Robin Hood hunk Jonas Armstrong.
Zeta Jones will be following in the footsteps of husband Michael Douglas by adding a string to her bow and producing the film, which is being developed by her Milkwood Films production company.
A NORTH East nursery manager has added another string to her bow.
SHE'S best known as one of singing pop sisters The Nolans and for her acting stints in Brookie and The Bill, but now Bernie Nolan is adding a new finely tuned string to her bow.
SIAN Evans added a new string to her bow following work experience with the Ulster Orchestra.