something in it

something in it

Some element of truth to something. Don't just dismiss what he said because it sounded sarcastic—there's probably something in it.
See also: something

anything/nothing/something ˈin it

any/no/some truth in what is being said: ‘Is there anything in the story that he is leaving the company?’ ‘No, I’m sure there’s nothing in it.’/‘Yes, I think there’s something in it.’