tools of the trade
The items a person needs to pursue his or her occupation. Many state laws provide that tools of the trade are exempt property — that is, they may not be seized by creditors or by the trustee in a bankruptcy case — either entirely or up to a certain dollar amount. (See also: exempt property)
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  • Tools of the Trade — EP Carcass …   Википедия

  • Tools of the Trade — EP von Carcass Veröffentlichung 23. Juni 1992 Label Earache Records …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tools of the trade — the things that are needed in order to do a job. Eileen s dress making shop had buttons and thread and needles and scissors, all the tools of the trade …   New idioms dictionary

  • Tools of the Trade — Infobox Album | Name = Tools of the Trade Type = ep Artist = Carcass Released = 1992 Recorded = Genre = Death metal, goregrind Length = Label = Earache Records Producer = Colin Richardson Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

  • The Tools of the Trade — Album par Nocturnal Breed Sortie 1999 Durée Holycaust Records Genre Black Metal / Thrash Metal Albums de Nocturnal …   Wikipédia en Français

  • (the) tools of the trade — the tools of the/(your) trade the things that you need to use in order to do a job. For the modern sales executive, a car phone is one of the tools of the trade …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) tools of the trade — the tools of the trade phrase the skills and equipment that you need in order to do your job For a writer, dictionaries are the tools of the trade. Thesaurus: general words for machinery and equipmenthypernym machines and equipment according to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the tools of the trade — the skills and equipment that you need in order to do your job For a writer, dictionaries are the tools of the trade …   English dictionary

  • tools of the/your trade — see ↑trade, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑tool tools of the/your trade : a set of tools or skills that are necessary for a particular kind of job or work She showed me her paints, brushes, and the other tools of her trade. When you work with young… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) tools of your trade — the tools of the/(your) trade the things that you need to use in order to do a job. For the modern sales executive, a car phone is one of the tools of the trade …   New idioms dictionary

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