high places

pl n
  1. positions and offices of influence and importance: a scandal in high places

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How to use high places in a sentence

  • They can, and they will, vote themselves and their friends or adherents into the good jobs and the high places.

  • 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