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have skin in the game

US informal

Definition of have skin in the game in English:

Have a personal investment in an organization or undertaking, and therefore a vested interest in its success.
Example sentences
  • He said on "This Week" yesterday, everybody has got to have skin in the game.
  • It is for people who have skin in the game.
  • Sure, he had skin in the game.
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