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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."
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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