1. Above board (जहाँ मोल भाव हमेशा खुले में किया जाता है): If business negotiations are described as above board, they are open, honest and legal.
There are not secret negotiations.
E. g. Our dealings have always been above board.
2. Have an ace up your sleeve (जब आपके पास कुछ reserve में होता है जिससे आपको फायदा हो सकता है): If you have an ace up your sleeve, you have something in reserve with which you can gain an advantage.
E. g. I'm well prepared for the negotiations. I've got an ace up my sleeve.
3. Hold all the aces (जब किसी के पास बहुत से फायदे होते हैं): A person or company who holds all the aces is in a very strong position because they have more advantages than anyone else.
E. g. With low production costs and excellent transport facilities, they seem to be holding all the aces. .
4. Back to square one (जब किसी को सफलता हासिल नहीं होती और उन्हें दोबारा शुरुआत करनी पड़ती है): To say that someone is back to square one means that they have not succeeded in what they were trying to do, so they have to start again.
E. g. When they refused the terms of the contract, it was back to square one for the negotiators. .
5. Back to the wall (जब आप बहुत मुश्किल में हों): If you have your back to the wall, you are in serious difficulty.
E. g. With his back to the wall, the supplier had to accept the deal.
6. Beggars can't be choosers (जब आपके पास कोई विकल्प नहीं होता): This expression means that you should not reject an offer if it is the only possibility you have. You have no choice.
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