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English definition of “have news for sb”

have news for sb

used to say that someone is going to be unpleasantly surprised because something will not be as they want it to be: I've got news for him, if he thinks he can carry on living here free of charge .Expressions of surprise Grammar:NewsWe use the uncountable noun news to mean ‘information or reports about recent events’. It takes a singular verb:
(Definition of have news for sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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