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carry a rope in (one's) pocket
To have very good luck when playing cards. The phrase alludes to a piece of a hangman's rope, which is supposed to be a good luck charm when playing cards. Did Alan win yet another game of poker? Man, he must carry a rope in his pocket—how else can you explain that luck?
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