have it out for (someone)(redirected from had it out for them)
have it out for (someone)
To persistently try or desire to criticize, cause harm to, or harass someone, especially due to a grudge. This is the third time in a row my professor has given me an F on my paper. I think he has it out for me or something! John's had it out for her ever since she forced him to sell his shares in the business.