what it takes

what it takes
амер.; разг.
1) способности, данные

‘Well done’, Spencer complimented her. ‘Just like any old landing, eh?’ ‘...Well, not quite that,’ she said. ‘You've got plenty of what it takes,’ said Spencer soberly. (A. Hailey and J. Castle, ‘Runway Zero-Eight’, ‘Ten 0505-0525’) — - Правильно идете на посадку, - сказал Спенсер. Эти слова прозвучали для Джанет комплиментом. - Посадка будет не хуже прежних, разве не так? - ...Не совсем так, - ответила Джанет. - У вас есть все данные для того, чтобы успешно справиться с этим.

2) деньги
3) сексуальная привлекательность

I want beauty. Two of those girls won beauty contests. They have what it takes... (E. S. Gardner, ‘Shills Can't Cash Chips’, ch. 2) — Секретарши мне нужны только красотки. Две из этих девиц были победительницами на конкурсе красоты. Они очень соблазнительны.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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