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have

(someone) by the balls Vulgar Slang
To have control over someone; have someone at one's mercy.

have

/take the bit in one's teeth
To be uncontrollable; cast off restraint.

have

/keep an ear to the ground
To be on the watch for new trends or information.

have

/keep (one's) fingers crossed
To hope for a successful or advantageous outcome.

have

/keep (one's) nose to the grindstone
To work hard and steadily.

have

/have got it all over
To be much better than (someone) at a particular endeavor.

have

/have got it in for
To act in a hostile manner toward or intend to harm (someone), especially because of a grudge.

have

/have got it in (one)
To have the capacity or disposition to (to do something).

have

/have got nothing on (someone)
1. To fail to be equal or superior to (someone) in a particular way.
2. To know or be able to prove information regarding (someone).

have

/have got (someone's) back
To protect or shield someone from harm, loss, or danger.

have

/take pity on
To show compassion for.

have

/speak with a forked tongue
To speak deceitfully; prevaricate or lie.

have

/keep (one's) wits about (one)
To remain alert or calm, especially in a crisis.

have

/take a whack at Informal
To try out; attempt.
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