have one's moments

have its/(one's) moments

To have particular instances in which one is better or can be seen to have more value, especially when that is not always the case. The movie has its moments, but overall it was pretty boring. You and I had our moments when we were together, but we always ended up fighting. We just weren't meant to be. A: "I really can't stand John." B: "Oh, come on, he has his moments."
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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]
See also: have, moment
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