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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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I laughingly inquired to its whereabouts to a leisure centre assistant when two wonderful young girls piped up: "We found that but we didn't know what to do, so we handed it in.
Bond, laughingly known as the Devon Destroyer, is just 4-11 with Ladbrokes to progress to a thirdround clash with hisWorld Pairs team-mate Andy Thomson and if all goes according to plan he should win.
Miss Mills laughingly said the divorce lawyer had been "baptised in court" but refused to say whether she threw the water herself.
He also enjoys tennis and skiing, although he laughingly says he's more of a "computer nerd" than athlete (he has a neat Web site, www.
For her persistence in advocating for her child, Shani Weber laughingly calls herself an "Apache helicopter parent.
When the US entered WW I, the weakest element in its military power was what would laughingly be called its "air force.
She laughingly chides him for the rump pressed firmly into her ribs.
Schrader laughingly relates that his son-in-law is from Massachusetts, and the baby already has outfits for each of the archrivals, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.
She joined the Century 21 residential in Beverlywood, California, but admits that a flaw was a major reason why she returned to New York: "I just dislike driving," she laughingly confesses.
Even Fallico's overly dramatic presentation, which might have been laughingly hammy in other circumstances, doesn't detract from the gruesomeness of the event, the sound of which was captured by a video camera.
I looked at a poster of a colleague and did not understand the work," she said laughingly, "and we worked together.
But in 1996, Gary Cowger, now president of GM North America (and Global Process Leader for Manufacturing, which he laughingly refers to as his "night job"), began what continues to be an ongoing, resolute program of fully implementing the global GM Manufacturing System (GMS).
Last week I spent a total of 2hrs 47mins of my life hanging on the telephone (charged at your usual local rate, obviously) waiting to get through to what's laughingly known as the Customer Care Line of O2, the mobile phone folk.