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English definition of “have sth going for you”

have sth going for you

If you have something going for you, or if something has something going for it, there are certain advantages that will make the end result successful: They've got a happy marriage, brilliant careers, wonderful kids - in fact they've got everything going for them.
(Definition of have sth going for you from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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