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English definition of “be on the side of the angels”

be on the side of the angels

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to be doing something good or kind : He was, in this matter at least, firmly on the side of the angels .Virtue and moral good
(Definition of be on the side of the angels from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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