not have it in one

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Definition of not have it in one

: to not be able to do something because it isn't a part of one's character to do it I tried to be tough with them, but I just didn't have it in me.

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“Not have it in one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20have%20it%20in%20one. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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