called the poker hand/make two jacks look like three
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10:11 Sep 15, 2011
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English to Chinese translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:called the poker hand/make two jacks look like three
....he called the poker hand. she was found to be trying to make two jacks look like three
to explain in general terms, in poker you can fold your hand (ie refuse to play), call your hand (accept another person's bet and the cards continue to be dealt), or raise your bets (counter-bid a higher bet) in wait for your opponent's response (to raise, to call, or to fold).
trying to make two jacks look like three - pretend to have a better set of cards than you actually have.
so, in the phrase that you shared, it seems like she was caught with a poorer hand than she had pretended to have.