HyperDic: have_to_do_with

English > 1 sense of the expression have to do with:
VERBstativehave to do with, refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch onbe relevant to
English > have to do with: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe relevant to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsrefer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on
Narrowerapply, hold, go forBe pertinent or relevant or applicable
focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, centerCenter upon
involve, affect, regardConnect closely and often incriminatingly
matter to, interestBe of importance or consequence
Similar toallude, touch, advertmake a more or less disguised reference to
Spanishatañer, concernir, incumbir, palpar, referirse, referir, relatar, respectar, tocar, tratarse
Catalanconcernir, incumbir, palpar, pertocar, referir-se, referir, relatar, tocar, tractar-se

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