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be/have something to do with sth

informalC1 to be ​related to something or a ​cause of something but not in a way that you ​know about or ​understandexactly: I'm not ​sure what he does ​exactly - it's something to do with ​finance. It might have something to do with the way it's made.
(Definition of be/have something to do with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be/have something to do with sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 与…有关系…
in Chinese (Traditional) 與…有關係…
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