Arthur Weasley responded when he came to Harry Potter recieved letter from Dumbledore:

Arthur Weasley: Dumbledore must know you're here. Doesn't miss a trick, that man.

Fred: No.

George: This lot won't come cheap.

Why did Arthur Weasley say, "Doesn't miss a trick, that man" here?

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"Doesn't miss a trick" is common slang for someone being clever, with an implication that they don't make mistakes.

If you say that someone does not miss a trick, you mean that they always know what is happening and take advantage of every situation.

In short, he says that Dumbledore knows what he's doing.

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