have what it takes

have what it takes
have (got) what it takes
to have the necessary qualities or abilities to do something: »

Have you got what it takes to be in charge of a department?

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If you don't have what it takes, you're not going to last long.

Main Entry: take

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • have what it takes — To have the necessary qualities or capabilities (to do something) • • • Main Entry: ↑have have what it takes To possess the requisite skills, qualities, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑take * * * informal have the necessary qualities for success …   Useful english dictionary

  • have what it takes — tv. to have the skills, power, intelligence, etc., to do something. (Have got can replace have.) □ I know I’ve got what it takes. □ I guess I don’t have what it takes to be a composer …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • have what it takes — See got what it takes …   English idioms

  • have what it takes — ability for a job, courage He really has what it takes to be a success at his job …   Idioms and examples

  • have what it takes — informal have the necessary qualities for success. → take …   English new terms dictionary

  • have got what it takes — have (got) what it takes ► to have the necessary qualities or abilities to do something: »Have you got what it takes to be in charge of a department? »If you don t have what it takes, you re not going to last long. Main Entry: ↑take …   Financial and business terms

  • what it takes — phrasal : the ability, qualities, or resources needed for success or for the attainment of a particular goal he certainly has more of what it takes than anybody else of his generation Edmund Wilson those who have what it takes to solve the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have (got) what it takes — have (got) what it ˈtakes idiom (informal) to have the qualities, ability, etc. needed to be successful Main entry: ↑takeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • what it takes, have (got) —  (Have) the right qualities (for a particular situation) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • have — [ weak əv, həv, strong hæv ] (3rd person singular has [ weak əz, həz, strong hæz ] ; past tense and past participle had [ weak əd, həd, strong hæd ] ) verb *** Have can be used in the following ways: as an auxiliary verb in perfect tenses of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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