the noes have it(redirected from nos have it)
the noes have it
The majority has voted against something. Though many felt sure the funding bill would be passed, last-minute defection by several key senators has meant that the noes have it.
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the noes have itthe negative votes are in the majority. Compare with the ayes have it (at aye).
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