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

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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.
Translations of “be on the side of the angels”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在道義一方, 在善的一方…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在道义一方, 在善的一方…
(Definition of be on the side of the angels from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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