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have (something) cinched

To have the definitive solution to a particular problem situation. I think you could have this contract cinched here if you just offer him more vacation days.
See also: cinch, have
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

have something cinched

Fig. Inf. to have something settled; to have the results of some act assured. Don't worry. I've got it cinched. You just think you've got it cinched.
See also: cinch, have
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

have something cinched

tv. to have something settled; to have the results of some act assured. (see also cinched. Have got can replace have.) You just think you’ve got it cinched.
See also: cinch, have, something
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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