Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To have'

Idioms - Verb 'To have'

to have a ball/fun divertirse
to have a clear conscience tener la conciencia tranquila
to have a clue tener idea
to have a fit tener un ataque de histeria
to have a crack/go/shot at something intentar algo
to have a crush on someone estar encaprichado con alguien
  • The party was great, we all had a ball!
  • I have a clear conscience, I've done nothing wrong.
  • We asked the receptionist where Mr. Stone's office was but she didn't have a clue.
  • Every time my daughter leaves her grandmother's house, she has a fit.
  • Terry had never done radio before so she wanted to have a go at it.
  • Peter had a crush on his English teacher when he was fifteen.
to have a good mind to tener ganas de
to have a hand in something tener algo que ver
to have a a head for something tener cabeza para algo
to have a hold over someone tener a alguien a los pies
to have a leak hacer pis
to have a lot on one's plate tener muchos asuntos entre manos
  • Susan has a good mind to take up tango lessons.
  • Jo can't have done it all by herself, Tim must have had a hand in all this.
  • You should study Medicine, you've always had a head for science.
  • Beth really has a hold of Mick, that's not real love.
  • You go buy something to eat and I'll go have a leak. I'll see you in the car.
  • We haven't seen Sean lately, he must have a lot on his plate right now.
to have a say in something tener voz y voto en un asunto
to have a screw loose faltarle un tornillo a alguien
to have a soft spot/weakness for tener debilidad por
to have a way with something tener mano, saber tratar
to have an eye for something tener ojo para algo
to have deep pockets estar forrado en dinero
  • I'd love to help you but I'm afraid I don't have a say in the matter.
  • Our Chemistry teacher has a screw loose. She yells at us for nothing.
  • Jimmy has always had a soft spot for my chocolate pudding.
  • Liz has a way with my daughter, she's the only one little Emma pays attention to.
  • I've never had an eye for abstract art. It all looks like a bunch of doodles to me.
  • Tom Gunn has deep pockets. He's the president of a very important company.
to have designs for something pretender algo
to have had enough of something estar harto de algo
to have had it with something haber tenido más que suficiente de algo
to have it both ways querer la chancha y los cinco reales
to have it coming vérselas venir
to have it in for someone tenérsela jurada a alguien
  • You'd better watch out for Mary, she's got designs on your fiancé.
  • I've had enough of this attitude of yours! Go to your room! You're grounded!
  • This printer has had it. It's beyond repair. You should get a new one.
  • Make up your mind! You either stay with Tom or with Joe. You can't have it both ways!
  • Pete had it coming. He knew Janet would get mad if he bought that car.
  • Harry has had it in for Jack ever since he betrayed him.
to have it in one ser capaz de hacer algo
to have it one's way hacer las cosas a su manera
to have nothing to do with no tener nada que ver con
to have one's eye on something tener la mira en algo
to have one's hands full estar muyocupado
to have one's moments tener buenos momentos
  • I could never join the army, I don't have it in me to be a soldier.
  • If you don't want to wear a helmet, fine, have it your way, but don't come crying when you fall off.
  • Don't look at me! I had nothing to do with that broken window pane.
  • When Will has his eye on something, he'll stop at nothing to get it.
  • Could you come back a little later? I have my hands full right now.
  • Greg's never been a genius but he's had his moments.
to have one's wits about one andar con mucho ojo, estar alerta
to have someone by the balls tener a alguien bien agarrado
to have someone's ear tener la atención de alguien
to have something against someone tener algo en contra de alguien
to have the balls/guts tener las pelotas/agallas
to have the blues estar melancólico
  • Joan's sucking up to the boss to get promoted, I've got her number.
  • When I worked as a nightwatchman I had to have my wits about me.
  • Jen told Ken she was pregnant and that the baby was his, she has him by the balls now!
  • Kurt has the boss's ear, he's the only one Mr. Jackson trusts.
  • Brian will never confront his father. He just doesn't have the guts.
  • Grace has the blues because her boyfriend has gone to live in Australia.
to have the final say tener la última palabra
to have the floor tener la palabra
to have to go tener que irse
to have to hand it to someone tener que reconocerle algo a alguien
to have what it takes tener lo que hace falta
  • We can plan all the trips to Miami you want, but my dad has the final say.
  • Mr. Thompson, please, don't interrupt me, I have the floor. Wait for your turn.
  • This guy has the makings of a rock star. He's going to be huge!
  • Jimmy, I have to hand it to you, you're an amazing tennis player.
  • Are you sure you have what it takes to be a high school teacher?