friends in high places

Definition of friends in high places

  1. :  people a person knows who have social or political influence or power She got the job because she has friends in high places.

Word by Word Definitions

friendplay friends
  1. :  one attached to another by affection or esteem

    :  acquaintance

    :  one that is not hostile

  1. :  to act as the friend of :  befriend

    :  to include (someone) in a list of designated friends on a person's social networking site

highplay
  1. :  rising or extending upward a great distance :  taller than average, usual, or expected

    :  having a specified height or elevation :  tall

    :  situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. :  at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

    :  well, luxuriously

  1. :  an elevated place or region: such as

    :  hill, knoll

    :  the space overhead :  sky

placeplay places
  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state


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