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"have it in you" in British English

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have it in you

to have a particular quality or ability: His speech was really funny - we didn't know he had it in him.
(Definition of have it in you from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"have it in you" in American English

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have it in you

to possess a particular ability: His speech was really good – we didn’t know he had it in him to be that funny.
(Definition of have it in you from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have it in you”
in Chinese (Simplified) 具有某种品质(或能力),有两下子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 具有某種特質(或能力),有兩下子…
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