Accomplish something with success, as in I'm sure he'll ace it when he takes that bar exam. The verb ace originated in tennis with the meaning “to hit an unreturnable serve against an opponent.” The idiom ace it, however, originated as student slang for getting an “A” on an exam or in a course but soon was extended to other successful accomplishments. [Slang; mid-1900s]
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An ace comedic turn that, in lesser hands, would come off as one-note.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He made an easy target, the know-it-all liberal egghead who demeaned the wisdom of the American people.
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The Lennon Wall in Admiralty is a mosaic of Post-It notes, each square a scribbled wish.
He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
It must be an ace or a king and queen above the average if only two suits are protected.
Without an ace, four kings, two queens and a knave are required in order to justify the declaration.
With three honours any two of which are in sequence (not to the ace) the player should lead the higher of the sequence.
The worst throw was when the four pieces exposed the same number on each, and that number an ace.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman