have/get the goods on
Definition of have/get the goods on
: to have/get evidence showing that someone has done something wrong We can't arrest her until we get the goods on her.
Word by Word Definitions
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a bill of divorce
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
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