have the wood on (someone or something)(redirected from have the wood on them)
have the wood on (someone or something)
To have an advantage over someone or something. Primarily heard in Australia, New Zealand. I hope that my extensive student teaching experience helps me to have the wood on the competition.
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have the wood onhave the advantage over. Australian and New Zealand informal
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