friend in court
Also, friends in high places. A person or persons who can help by virtue of their important position. For example, With a friend in court, he has a good chance of getting the contract, or Jim thinks he can get out of paying the fine; he has friends in high places. This expression alludes to the power of a person at the royal court. With the decline of monarchies, high places came into more common use. [c. 1400]
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Unless there is a court decision that changes our law, we are OK.
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Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
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Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
The blood that accused his friend in his heart, rushed to his face, when he repeated what had been told him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
M'Bongo and his whole court are now clothed, I am happy to say, at least to a certain extent.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
When I was at Portugal, there was held at that time the court of justice of the Inquisition.