have nothing going for (someone or something)(redirected from has nothing going for him)
have nothing going for (someone or something)
To lack anything that is favorable, beneficial, or advantageous to someone or something. With little computer experience, Lester really has nothing going for him as he tries to find a job in today's technologically advanced world. Honestly, this dish really has nothing going for it. It's undercooked, under seasoned, and just plain unenjoyable.
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have a lot, something, nothing, etc. ˈgoing for youhave many, some, no, etc. achievements, skills, advantages, etc: As the very intelligent daughter of rich parents, she’s got a lot going for her. ♢ No job, no qualifications, nowhere to live. He doesn’t have much going for him, does he?
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