have a lock on

idiom

Definition of have a lock on

: to be assured of (something) He appears to have a lock on the nomination for governor.

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have (all) the markings of

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“Have a lock on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20lock%20on. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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