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have the goods on someone

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have the goods on someone

verb phrase

To have incriminating evidence: They can't convict him because they don't have the goods on him (1913+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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