2006Could you teach me why "has" is used in this sentence? ex: " She has her back to the wall.
If you take "has" away, the sentence has no verb.
"having one's back to the wall" is an idiom meaning that one is in a difficult situation, and perhaps there is no way out of that bad situation.
Is it a common usage? Yes.
She has a lot on her mind.
He has no idea what will happen next.
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