Definition of “have (all) the makings of sth” - English Dictionary

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“have (all) the makings of sth” in British English

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have (all) the makings of sth

to seem likely to develop into something:

She has the makings of a great violinist.

(Definition of “have (all) the makings of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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