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have another string to (one's) bow
To have an additional option, skill, or ability available to one. At least if you get your degree, you'll have another string to your bow if your football career is short-lived.
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have another string/more strings to your bow(British English) something else that you can use or do if the thing you are using or doing fails: If I don’t succeed as an actor, I’ve got another string to my bow because I’m a trained music teacher.
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- have another string/more strings to your bow
- have more strings to (one's) bow
- another string to (one's) bow
- another string to your bow
- add another string to (one's) bow
- tie (something) up in a bow
- have a second string to (one's) bow
- have a second string to your bow
- cut (one) down in (one's) prime
- cut someone off in their prime