have (got) news for (someone)

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Definition of have (got) news for (someone)

used when one is making a definite and forceful statement that someone does not expect, know about, or agree with
  • "You think you're going to win? Well, I've got news for you: you're not."
  • People tell me that my business will never succeed. Well, I have news for them. I'm going to make a profit by the end of the year.

Word by Word Definitions

got
  1. : past tense and past participle of get

news play
  1. : a report of recent events

  2. : previously unknown information

  3. : something having a specified influence or effect

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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