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have an idea

This page is about the collocation have an idea

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to think of something

For example

  • I've just had a really good idea!

  • Some of the ideas she had worked well, but she had some silly ones too.

Note:
A similar collocation is "get an idea"

Quick Quiz

If you're the one who had the idea, you're the one who

a. thought of it

b. heard about it

c. learned all about it

Contributor: Matt Errey