Idiom: have the makings of something
— This beautiful weather and the gorgeous sunset have all the makings of a romantic evening.
— With the tennis match tied at two sets each this match has all the makings of an epic final.
— They way you're spending money and charging everything on your credit cards has all the makings of a financial disaster.
— Your natural talent shows you have the makings of Hollywood movie star.
— Early trials are showing this medication has the makings of a life-saving drug.
— We're desperately trying to help my daughter because her troublesome behavior shows she has the makings of a violent criminal or gang member.
— Hopefully all of these little touches will have the makings of a unforgettable celebration for my parents 50th wedding anniversary.
— Uh-oh, look at the sky. It has the makings of a terrible thunderstorm.
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