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be/have something to do with sth

informal
C1 to be related to something or a cause of something but not in a way that you know about or understand exactly: I'm not sure what he does exactly - it's something to do with finance. It might have something to do with the way it's made.
Translations of “be/have something to do with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 與…有關係…
in Chinese (Simplified) 与…有关系…
(Definition of be/have something to do with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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