have nothing going for (someone or something)(redirected from have nothing going for them)
have nothing going for (someone or something)
To lack anything that is favorable, beneficial, or advantageous to someone or something. With little computer experience, Lester really has nothing going for him as he tries to find a job in today's technologically-advanced world. Honestly, this dish really has nothing going for it. It's undercooked, underseasoned, and just plain bad.