have (something) going for one

Definition of have (something) going for one

  1. :  to have a talent, skill, etc., that helps one She's not as young as some of the other athletes, but experience helps, and she has that going for her. You should be more confident in yourself. You have a lot going for you!

Word by Word Definitions

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

goingplay
  1. :  an act or instance of going

    :  behavior, actions

    :  the condition of the ground (as for walking)

  1. :  working, moving

    :  living, existing

    :  current, prevailing


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