This page is about the conversational phrase been had
to have been cheated, conned or overcharged
- When he said he'd paid a hundred dollars, I said, "You've been had, mate. It's usually only fifty dollars."
- "Is her ring made of real gold?"
"I'm afraid not. It looks like she's been had."
Always used in one of the perfect tenses.
If someone says "You've been had", they think you've
Contributor: Matt Errey