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have-nots

  
  
If you refer to two groups of people as haves and have-nots   , you mean that the first group are very wealthy and the second group are very poor. You can also refer generally to poor people as have-nots.      
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have, have sex, harvest, haven

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
v.
have a ​difficult ​time
n.
de savoir vient avoir
v.
used for saying that you think someone is spending too much money on things they do not need
n.
ayez des florins vous avez des cousins
exp.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
[Slang];[UK]
exp.
aie un oeil sur tes affaires
exp.
flatte le chien pour avoir l'os
n.
femme et vin ont leur venin
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