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have/get the goods on somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhave/get the goods on somebodyhave/get the goods on somebodyAmerican EnglishPROVE to have or find proof that someone is guilty of a crime Face it, Bukowski, we got the goods on you! goods
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have/get the goods on somebodyIt is get the goods on him.The two detectives went undercover to get the goods on the Parducci family.
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