Receive or learn something, as in I have it on the best authority that he's running again. [Late 1600s]
Possess a solution, understand, as in Is this the new phone number? Do I have it straight? or I think I have it now. [Mid-1800s]
Take it, as in There's some ice cream left; go ahead and have it. This usage is always put as an imperative. [Second half of 1300s]
Have the victory, win, as in We've counted the votes and the nays have it. The related expressions have it over someone or have it all over someone mean “to be superior to someone.” For example, Jane has it all over Mary when it comes to reading aloud. [Early 1900s]
let someone have it. Give a beating, scolding, or punishment. For example, When she gets home Dad will let her have it. [Mid-1800s]
have it off. Have sexual intercourse, as in The two dogs were having it off in the backyard. [Colloquial; early 1900s] Also see the subsequent idioms beginning with have it; not have it.
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How to use have it in a sentence
He made an easy target, the know-it-all liberal egghead who demeaned the wisdom of the American people.
On her own path, though, the “relationship know-it-all” is embracing her own, different natural progression.
In her Twitter profile bio, writer Liz Tuccillo calls herself a “relationship know-it-all.”
The Lennon Wall in Admiralty is a mosaic of Post-It notes, each square a scribbled wish.
Its only failure was that it lacked the right kind of losing-it drama Oscar night watchers crave.
I was "strung up" to a high degree of expectation and listened every moment to hear the panpipes and the Roo-too-too-it.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
I appeal to yourself, Madam, whether these sublime notions have-any thing consoling in them?Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
Ha-ha-have my head sha-a-ved, dress myself up li-like a Turk?Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
And yet—can you understand it?With a tender smile and a tear, And a half-compassionate yearning,I felt her grown more dear.Separation and Service|James Hudson Taylor
He did not-have to teach Mappo very much, for the monkey could already do those things.Mappo, the Merry Monkey|Richard Barnum