Meaning of “put in a good word for sb” in the English Dictionary

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"put in a good word for sb" in British English

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put in a good word for sb

to say positive things about someone:

I really need a job and I was hoping you might put in a good word for me with your boss.

(Definition of “put in a good word for sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)