Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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have a bee in one's bonnet to think constantly of one idea or goal.
have a bone to pick to have reason for an argument or difference of opinion.
have a thin skin to be very easily offended.
have a whack at (informal) to attempt (a task or action); try.
have an ax to grind to have a personal motive in pursuing something.
have done with to have no further relationship or connection with; end.
have (something) down pat (informal) to have learned something thoroughly.
have got (present tense only) to own; possess.
have got to (present tense only) have to; must.
have one's ear to the ground to pay attention to or be aware of upcoming ideas and events.
have one's fingers crossed to hope for a good ending or result.
have one's head on the chopping block to take, or be subject to, a great risk, as of being severely criticized or fired.
have one's wits about one to stay alert and watchful.
have pity on to treat mercifully or help because of pity.
have something on the brain to be preoccupied with.
have sternway on of a vessel, to move backward.
have to to be obliged to; must.
have to do with to be about or be connected with something.
have-not (usu. pl.) one who is without wealth and other elements of financial security.