have (one's)/its moments(redirected from have /its moments)
have (one's)/its moments
To sporadically experience success. A: "Hey, that's a great idea." B: "See, I have my moments."
have one's moments
Also, have its moments. Experience or undergo brief periods of distinction. For example, It wasn't an outstanding performance, but it had its moments, or "Even a mailman has his moments" ( Saturday Evening Post, April 9, 1927). [Early 1900s]
have your moments
1. If you say that someone or something has their moments, you mean that there are times when they are successful or interesting, but that this does not happen very often. The film has its moments. Jose probably isn't as talented as Mitch, but he has his moments.
2. If you say that someone or something has their moments, you mean that they sometimes do bad things or cause problems. Dick has his moments and he can flare up, but it's usually when he feels his authority is being challenged.