have (one's) name on it

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have (one's) name on it

1. To be reserved or intended for one. Are you sure you don't want a popsicle? There's a cherry one here that has your name on it!
2. To be a perfect match for someone's interests or tastes. A: "This mystery novel really has Susie's name on it, doesn't it?" B: "Oh yeah, she loves spooky things."
See also: have, name, on

something has your name on it

you are destined or particularly suited to receive or experience a specified thing.
See also: name, on, something

have (somebody’s ˈname on it

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with your ˈname on it

(informal) if something has your name on it, or there is something with your name on it, it is intended for you: He took my place and got killed. It should have been me — that bullet had my name on it.Don’t worry — there’s a job somewhere with your name on it!
See also: have, name, on