have going for you

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have (something) going for (one)

To have something that is favorable, beneficial, or advantageous to one. Well, I gained a lot of experience in IT from my last job, so at least I have that going for me. I know the job market is pretty treacherous at the moment, but I have a few things going for me that should help me find the right career.
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have — going for you

have a specified factor or factors in your favour. informal
1997 Marian Keyes Rachel's Holiday All we really had going for us was our hair; mine was long and dark and hers was long and blonde.
See also: going, have
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