Meaning of “be on the side of the angels” in the English Dictionary

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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.

(Definition of “be on the side of the angels” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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