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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?