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have had enough

to have had as much of something as is needed or will be tolerated. Stop yelling at me. I've had enough. No more potatoes, please. I've had enough. I'm leaving you, Bill. I've had enough!
See also: enough, have

have had enough

Want no more of something, as in I've had enough of their quarreling. This phrase uses enough in the sense of "an adequate amount," which is intended ironically to mean "a more than sufficient amount." [c. 1700] For synonyms, see fed to the gills; have had it, def. 1.
See also: enough, have
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A median of 67% of those who had enough clean drinking water say they never went without enough food to eat or went without it once or twice in the past year, compared with 46% of those who did not have enough potable water.
When they reaped their first successful harvest and had enough, they celebrated.
I just didn't think I had enough income to do that right now.