positions and offices of influence and importance: a scandal in high places
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How to use high places in a sentence
He spent a lot of time cultivating friends in high places.
But as much energy as Mark seems to have put into making friends in high places, former co-workers say he also burned bridges.
While there are plenty of Democrats in high places in the corporate world, the CEO class remains overwhelmingly Republican.Mystery Solved: Here’s Why Big Business Keeps Supporting Republicans Even as Republicans Destroy the Economy | Daniel Gross | October 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
"Uncle Fred" has friends in high places, and was on his way to a fundraiser with none other than House Speaker John Boehner.John Boehner Sings to Kate Upton; Gisele Models Her Own Lingerie | The Fashion Beast Team | June 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is territory most often visited today by authors of bestselling fluff about sex in high places.
They can, and they will, vote themselves and their friends or adherents into the good jobs and the high places.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
There were several in high places at present, cheerfully trimmed down from the statesman to the political ideal.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
And you will find some of the greatest rascals and most impudent liars in the "Synagogues and high places" of the cities.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
"Then the news is true," she cried, before we had descended from our high places.Dross | Henry Seton Merriman
Like nuf de chaiot ll come kitin long one o dese hyer days an hike yo inter de high places.Three Little Women | Gabrielle E. Jackson