have a lot going for (one)(redirected from have a lot going for)
have a lot going for (one)
To have many favorable, beneficial, or advantageous qualities. You're beautiful, smart, talented—you have so much going for you! I know the job market is pretty treacherous at the moment, but I have a lot going for me that should help me find the right career.
have a lot going (for one)
to have many things working to one's benefit. Jane is so talented. She has a lot going for her. She has a good job and a nice family. She has a lot going.