have (all) the earmarks


: to have qualities or characteristics that make something likely
The business plan had (all) the earmarks of success.

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“Have (all) the earmarks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20%28all%29%20the%20earmarks. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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