Posts Tagged ‘up the ante’

We saw the flash of a news headline on TV. It was something about the credit card crisis, and included the following (which is why it caught our eye):

“… upping the antie …”

We’re trying to figure out what this means … could it be:

  • Elevating a hill-building yard pest for whom you have a nickname? (“Antie”)
  • Getting the better of your parent’s sister? (Auntie)
  • Adding to the poker pot? (Ante)
  • Downing the pro view? (Anti)

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