(one) doesn't miss a trick

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(one) doesn't miss a trick

One never misses an opportunity to benefit or gain an advantage from a particular situation. Did you really try to make a quick buck during aftermath from the hurricane? You don't miss a trick, do you? When you're hiring a PR consultant, you want someone who doesn't miss a trick.
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he, she, etc. doesn’t miss a ˈtrick

(also he, she, etc. doesn’t ˈmiss much) (spoken) used to say that somebody notices every opportunity to gain an advantage: I’m sure Julie knows your secret — she never misses a trick!How did he know it was the right time to sell all his shares in the company? He doesn’t miss much, does he?
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She's tough and funny and doesn't miss a trick, starting with a killer impersonation of the forced cheer she has to endure every time an MD barrels into her room: "How're you feeling today?
Cyberspacially speaking, the Dole campaign doesn't miss a trick.
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