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have the floor

aan de beurt zijn

if someone has the floor, it is their turn to speak at a meeting

have the guts

de moed hebben

someone who has enough courage to do something has the guts to do it

have the world at your feet

de wereld ligt aan je voeten

if everything is going well and the future looks bright, you have the world at your feet

have your cake and eat it too

alles willen hebben

if someone wants to have their cake and eat it too, they want everything their way

have your collar felt

in de kraag gegrepen worden

if someone has their collar felt, they are arrested

have your fill

ergens genoeg van hebben

if you have had your fill, you are fed up of somebody or something

have your moments

heldere ogenblikken hebben

show a positive behaviour pattern on an occasional basis but not generally

have your work cut out

het druk hebben

if you have your work cut out, you are very busy indeed

having a gas

lol hebben

if you're having a gas, you are having a laugh and enjoying yourself in company

having a row

ruzie hebben

the neighbours are having a row over who must walk the dogs

having an argument

bekvechten

these children are having an argument about nearly everything

he straw that broke the camel's back

de laatste druppel

the problem that made you lose your temper