have a lot to answer for

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Definition of have a lot to answer for

: to be responsible for many bad things that have happened The company executives have a lot to answer for.

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have a lot in common

have a lot to answer for

have a low opinion of (something)

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“Have a lot to answer for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20lot%20to%20answer%20for. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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