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have (something) made

To hire someone to make or prepare something specially for one. She must have had a fancy gown like that made for the gala.
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have it made

To be in a comfortable situation or to be very likely to have success. Living in that big house, earning a nice passive income—they have it made. As the CEO's daughter, you have it made—they'll give you any job you want in the company!
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have it made

 and have got it made
to have succeeded; to be set for life. I have a good job and a nice little family. I have it made. He's really got it made since he won the lottery.
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have something made

to hire someone to make something. Isn't it a lovely coat? I had to have it made because I couldn't find one I liked in a store. We had the cake made at the bakery. Our oven isn't big enough for a cake that size.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

have it made

Be sure of success; also, have achieved success. For example, Since he knows all the important people, John has it made, or Karen was accepted every place she applied-she has it made. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
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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.

have (got) it made

be in a position where success or prosperity is certain. informal
2003 Clint McInnes Gone Wylde: A Journey of Discovery The secret to success in life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
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have it ˈmade

(informal) be sure of success; have everything that you want: With his brains and energy, he’s got it made.A good job, a beautiful house, lovely children: she’s really got it made.
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have it made

tv. to have succeeded; to be set for life. (Have got can replace have.) I have a good job and a nice little family. I have it made.
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