have got it in for (someone)

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have got it in for (someone)

To persistently try or desire to criticize, cause harm to, or harass someone, especially due to a grudge. This is the third time in a row my professor has given me an F on my paper. I think he's got it in for me or something! John's has got it in for her ever since she forced him to sell his shares in the business.
See also: have