have legs

have legs

to continue to be of interest This latest scandal has legs – you'll probably still be reading about it in a year's time.
See also: have, leg

have legs

  (mainly American)
if a story in the news has legs, it will continue for a long time This latest scandal has legs - you'll probably still be reading about it in a year's time.
See can talk the legs off an iron pot
See also: have, leg
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