have in for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb informal
present tense
I/you/we/theyhave in for
he/she/ithas in for
present participlehaving in for
past tensehad in for
past participlehad in for
  1. have (got) it in for someone to want to cause trouble for someone because you dislike them

    The police stopped him again last night. He thinks they’ve got it in for him.

See also main entry: have