anything in it

anything in it

Any element of truth to something. Look at this email—is there anything in it? Is the boss mad at me?
See also: anything

anything/nothing/something ˈin it

any/no/some truth in what is being said: ‘Is there anything in the story that he is leaving the company?’ ‘No, I’m sure there’s nothing in it.’/‘Yes, I think there’s something in it.’