Translation: from spanish

not have a leg to stand on

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  • not have a leg to stand on — To have no case at all • • • Main Entry: ↑leg * * * not have a leg to stand on informal phrase to not have any way of proving that you are right about something When it comes to centralism, the UK government doesn’t have a leg to stand on.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have a leg to stand on — (not) have a leg to stand on to be in a situation where you cannot prove something. The problem is, if you don t have a witness, you don t have a leg to stand on. I haven t even got the receipt to prove where I bought it, so I don t have a leg to …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have a leg to stand on — ► to not have any way of supporting your opinion or defending your position on something: »The State Department doesn t have a leg to stand on if it s going to contradict its own analysis. Main Entry: ↑leg …   Financial and business terms

  • not have a leg to stand on — ► not have a leg to stand on have no sound justification for one s arguments or actions. Main Entry: ↑leg …   English terms dictionary

  • not have a leg to stand on — to have no support for your position. The company settled the lawsuit because they did not have a leg to stand on …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have a leg to stand on — verb To lack support, as in an argument, debate, or negotiation. There are still those who argue that the Earth is flat, but with modern technology and satellite photos they really do not have a leg to stand on …   Wiktionary

  • not have a leg to stand on — informal to not have any way of proving that you are right about something When it comes to centralism, the UK government doesn t have a leg to stand on …   English dictionary

  • not have a leg to stand on — have no sound justification for one s arguments or actions. → leg …   English new terms dictionary

  • have a leg to stand on — (not) have a leg to stand on to be in a situation where you cannot prove something. The problem is, if you don t have a witness, you don t have a leg to stand on. I haven t even got the receipt to prove where I bought it, so I don t have a leg to …   New idioms dictionary

  • leg to stand on — {n. phr.} A firm foundation of facts; facts to support your claim. Usually used in the negative. * /Jerry s answering speech left his opponent without a leg to stand on./ * /Amos sued for damages, but did not have a leg to stand on./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leg to stand on — {n. phr.} A firm foundation of facts; facts to support your claim. Usually used in the negative. * /Jerry s answering speech left his opponent without a leg to stand on./ * /Amos sued for damages, but did not have a leg to stand on./ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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