Expressions with the verb ‘to have’
1. to have it in for someone – to be biased against or hostile towards someone. The boss doesn’t like that guy and is trying to force him out. He really has it in for him.
2. to have it up to here (usually indicating the neck with your hand) – to be fed up with, annoyed with. She is late for work every second day (every other day). I’ve had it up to here with her.
3. to have it out with someone – to have an angry (usually) confrontation or disagreement. They have many differences of opinion but seldom argue.? Yesterday though, they had it out with each other.
4. to have had it – to be no longer useful. Winter is coming and I need a new coat. My old coat has had it.
5. to have it coming – to expect unpleasant consequences. That guy was always late for work, even after many warnings. Yesterday, he got fired. I guess he had it coming.