have it

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have it (third-person singular simple present has it, present participle having it, simple past and past participle had it)

  1. To understand or believe
    Conventional wisdom has it that heat rises, but in fact heat diffuses: hot air rises.
  2. (Should we move(+) this sense?) To have died
    He didn't survive the operation - he's had it.
  3. (Should we move(+) this sense?) To be beyond repair
    These socks have had it - there are holes in both toes.


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