have other ideas

idiom

: to disagree
I thought we could handle this ourselves, but my boss had other ideas.

Examples of have other ideas in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But his fellow Democrats in the Legislature have other ideas and are advancing tax-increase bills. The Editorial Board, Orange County Register, 25 Feb. 2024 Oddsmakers have made the 49ers a 2 1/2-point pick, but a large number of those in the business covering the NFL have other ideas. Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 11 Feb. 2024 Israeli authorities seem to have other ideas—the visit has not happened. Masha Gessen, The New Yorker, 9 Dec. 2023 The Spartans have other ideas, especially after last week’s 42-18 win over rival Fresno State boosted the team within a game of first place in the conference. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Nov. 2023 The Biden administration may have other ideas Kroger-Albertsons merger The proposed Kroger-Albertsons merger would be one of the largest retail takeovers in history. Francisco Guzman, USA TODAY, 7 Sep. 2023 But now a grass roots team of staff at Arecibo, together with telescope users, have other ideas. The Physics Arxiv Blog, Discover Magazine, 25 May 2023 But Plemons, playing an upright lawman, may have other ideas. Brent Lang, Variety, 27 Apr. 2023 Clarke and director Miranda Cromwell have other ideas, though. Peter Marks, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2022

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