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Idioms

friends in high places

This page is about the idiom friends in high places

Meaning

If you have friends in high places, you know people in powerful positions in business or government.

For example

  • You'll need friends in high places if you want to get to the top.

  • Martin mightn't be the most brilliant man, but he'll do well because he's got plenty of friends in high places.

Quick Quiz

You'll need friends in high places if you want to

a. become a mountaineer

b. become a leader in politics

c. lead a quiet life

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Contributor: Matt Errey