have (got) what it takes

have (got) what it takes
   paзг.
   1) имeть cпocoбнocти, дaнныe для чeгo-л. [пepвoнaч. aмep.]
    All this time I'd been wanting to be a poet and finding out that I simply don't have what it takes (A. Huxley). "There's a future for you, Sam. You're different, you've got what it takes' (A. Myrer)
   2) имeть cpeдcтвa, дeньги
    We haven't got what it takes for the Santa Teresa social life... and we have no friends here (R. Macdonald)

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  • have got what it takes — have (got) what it takes ► to have the necessary qualities or abilities to do something: »Have you got what it takes to be in charge of a department? »If you don t have what it takes, you re not going to last long. Main Entry: ↑take …   Financial and business terms

  • have (got) what it takes — have (got) what it ˈtakes idiom (informal) to have the qualities, ability, etc. needed to be successful Main entry: ↑takeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have what it takes — have (got) what it takes ► to have the necessary qualities or abilities to do something: »Have you got what it takes to be in charge of a department? »If you don t have what it takes, you re not going to last long. Main Entry: ↑take …   Financial and business terms

  • have what it takes — See got what it takes …   English idioms

  • have what it takes — tv. to have the skills, power, intelligence, etc., to do something. (Have got can replace have.) □ I know I’ve got what it takes. □ I guess I don’t have what it takes to be a composer …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • what it takes, have (got) —  (Have) the right qualities (for a particular situation) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • have — [ weak əv, həv, strong hæv ] (3rd person singular has [ weak əz, həz, strong hæz ] ; past tense and past participle had [ weak əd, həd, strong hæd ] ) verb *** Have can be used in the following ways: as an auxiliary verb in perfect tenses of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • have */*/*/ — strong UK [hæv] / US weak UK [əv] / US UK [həv] / US verb Word forms have : present tense I/you/we/they have he/she/it has strong UK [hæz] / US weak UK [əz] / US UK [həz] / US present participle having past tense had strong UK [hæd] / US weak UK… …   English dictionary

  • what — 1 predeterminer, determiner, pronoun 1 used when asking questions about a thing or person, or a kind of thing or person that you do not know anything about: What are you doing? | What colour is the new carpet? | “What do you do?” “I m a teacher.” …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • what — W1S1 [wɔt US wa:t, wʌt] pron, determiner, predeterminer [: Old English; Origin: hwAt] 1.) used to ask for information or for someone s opinion ▪ What are you doing? ▪ What subjects did you enjoy most? ▪ What colour is the new carpet? ▪ What s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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