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have legs

informal
If a story in the news has legs, it will continue for a long time: This latest scandal has legs - you'll probably still be reading about it in a year's time. If something has legs, it can continue to exist and be successful: The business has legs.
(Definition of have legs from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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