not have a leg to stand on

not have a leg to stand on

Fig. [for an argument or a case] to have no support. You may think you're in the right, but you don't have a leg to stand on. My lawyer said I didn't have a leg to stand on, so I shouldn't sue the company.
See also: have, leg, not, on, stand

not have a leg to stand on

to have no support for your position The company settled the lawsuit because they did not have a leg to stand on.
See also: have, leg, not, on, stand
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