Have the goods on

Have the goods on
have knowledge about someone that places you in a position of power

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • have\ the\ goods\ on — • get the goods on • have the goods on v. phr. slang To find out true and, often, bad information about; discover what is wrong with; be able to prove the guilt of. Tell the truth, Johnny. We know who your girl is because we ve got the goods on… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have the goods — to be skilled. Dave Frank and the Blues Stompers are worth hearing Dave s got the goods, and the band keeps up …   New idioms dictionary

  • have the goods on — See: GET THE GOODS ON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have the goods on — See: GET THE GOODS ON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have the goods on — Australian Slang have knowledge about someone that places you in a position of power …   English dialects glossary

  • get (or have) the goods on — informal obtain (or possess) information about (someone) which may be used to their detriment. → goods …   English new terms dictionary

  • have/get the goods on — informal ◇ To have/get the goods on someone is to have/get evidence showing that someone has done something wrong. We can t arrest her until we get the goods on her. • • • Main Entry: ↑good …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the goods on — (someone) to get or have proof that someone has done something wrong. For months, the cops were trying to get the goods on a drug dealer who lives down the street. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form have the goods on someone: Look, Stan, you …   New idioms dictionary

  • get\ the\ goods\ on — • get the goods on • have the goods on v. phr. slang To find out true and, often, bad information about; discover what is wrong with; be able to prove the guilt of. Tell the truth, Johnny. We know who your girl is because we ve got the goods on… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get the goods on — or[have the goods on] {v. phr.}, {slang} To find out true and, often, bad information about; discover what is wrong with; be able to prove the guilt of. * /Tell the truth, Johnny. We know who your girl is because we ve got the goods on you./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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