Meaning of “not have a leg to stand on” in the English Dictionary

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"not have a leg to stand on" in British English

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not have a leg to stand on

to be in a situation in which you cannot prove something:

If you have no witnesses, you don't have a leg to stand on.

(Definition of “not have a leg to stand on” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"not have a leg to stand on" in American English

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not have a leg to stand on

to have no good arguments to support your position:

They settled the lawsuit because they did not have a leg to stand on.

(Definition of “not have a leg to stand on” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)