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Have good intentions from humble origin? (4,4)


I believe the answer is:

mean well

'have good intentions' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'humble origin?' is the wordplay.
'humble' becomes 'mean' (mean can mean humble or basic).
'origin?' becomes 'well' (a well is an origin or source).
'mean'+'well'='MEAN WELL'

'from' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for mean well that I've seen before include "Want to he helpful" , "with good intention" , "aim to please" , "Have good intentions but poor performance" , "Having intention to act properly" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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