have anything/something (etc.) to say about

idiom

Definition of have anything/something (etc.) to say about

1 : to have an opinion to express about (something)
  • I asked what she thought about the movie, but she didn't have anything to say about it.
2 : to have the ability to affect or influence (something)
  • "I'm going to the party." "Not if I have anything/something to say about it."

Word by Word Definitions

anything play
  1. : any thing whatever : any such thing

  1. : at all

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

say play
  1. : to express in words : state

  2. : to state as opinion or belief : declare

  3. : utter, pronounce

  1. : something that is said : statement

  2. : an expression of opinion

  3. : a right or power to influence action or decision

  1. : about, approximately

  2. : for example : as


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