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English definition of “have friends in high places”

have friends in high places

to know important people who can help you get what you wantSupporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers
(Definition of have friends in high places from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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