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shuffle the cards

To rearrange, reorganize, or restructure something, especially an established policy or organization. The team has yet to find consistency in their play style, and it's no wonder with the way the coach keeps shuffling the cards. The new president is looking to shuffle the cards of the previous administrations policies. If we want to fix the issue in this industry, we'll need to do more than just shuffle the cards around a bit.
See also: card, shuffle

shuffle the cards

change policy or direction.
See also: card, shuffle
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The haptic experience of shuffling the cards in your hands was synchronized with us declaring, "Got it," "Need it," or "Dups.
I won it again in 2011 with Masked Marvel and, after shuffling the cards for 2014, I've decided that if I'm going to get a third on Saturday then it's going to be with Romsdal.
REAL MADRID have clearly been shuffling the cards and deciding which players they can do without.
SHUFFLING THE CARDS For high-school students that you may have had in class before, you may want to raise the bar, so to speak, in more advanced classes by having them write their name, favorite media to work with, their favorite visual artist and why, and how that artist's work has affected them.
The most strenuous athletic effort involved seems to be shuffling the cards.
I ask them to think about that and to tell me when to stop shuffling the cards.
To ask a specific question, concentrate on your request while shuffling the cards.
Also shuffling the cards will be world-class players and celebrity enthusiasts including Willie Garson, who played Stanford in Sex and the City and Nicholas Gonzalez from US drama the OC.
Madia's way of shuffling the cards and then fanning out a hand is nothing short of genius.
Shuffling the cards to get the right credit card deal pays real dividends.
Nothing improper is suggested, but it was peculiar how the first, second and third from all four quarter-finals on Tuesday are in together again-occasionally shuffling the cards with their names on might be a bit of a help, chaps
Ivy Sage, 86, loves to play solitaire but has trouble shuffling the cards.
But with Ireland's limited resources, Gatland knows he will largely have to make do with shuffling the cards which were easily aced by England in trying to come up with a crucial winning hand.
n Pretend that you're shuffling the cards and try and place the selected card on top of the set.