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have something on good authority

to be able to believe a piece of information because you trust the person who told you it: I have it on good authority that she's getting married.
Translations of “have something on good authority”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有可靠的根據…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有可靠的根据…
(Definition of have something on good authority from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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