have it in (one)

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have it in (one)

To have or possess a specific skill or trait. Wow, Alice is a beautiful singer—I didn't know she had it in her. Honestly, I'm not sure he has it in him to deal with this.
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have it in one

Have the ability to accomplish something. As Sir Arthur Conan Doyle put it in A Study in Scarlet (1887), "I know well that I have it in me to make my name famous."
See also: have, one

have (got) it in you to do something

have the capacity or potential to do something. informal
See also: have, something

have it ˈin you (to do something)

have the unexpected ability, determination, courage, etc. to do something: She managed to finish the crossword all on her own! I didn’t know she had it in her!
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