Definition of have (got) — to do with in US English:

have (got) — to do with

phrase

  • Be connected with (someone or something) to the extent specified.

    ‘John's got a lot to do with that bribery scandal’
    ‘half the country believed rock 'n' roll had something to do with national decline’
    • ‘He told a jury at Sheffield Crown Court yesterday he had nothing to do with either the murders or the shooting.’
    • ‘Perhaps this has something to do with why I failed as an architecture student.’
    • ‘They tried to make a big deal out of it, but the truth is that the governor had nothing to do with that.’
    • ‘Players do not like criticism and maybe that had something to do with what happened today.’
    • ‘He sees himself as a pioneer in the field he has chosen, which actually has nothing to do with what he did in college.’
    • ‘The problem has nothing to do with too much tax or too few incentives.’
    • ‘This has nothing to do with how much faith you have or how you feel.’
    • ‘This could have something to do with why a lot of people don't see any importance in marriage.’
    • ‘She wondered if the long dry hot weather may have something to do with what she was seeing.’
    • ‘I used to be in the Forces for five years and that might have something to do with how calm I was.’