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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Idioms 195. All right. Let's take a look

  • at the title today. To know someone in high places. That's the idiom for the day.

  • All right. Let's take a look at the note. If someone knows another person in high

  • places, he or she he or she knows someone in important positions, in business,

  • government, etc. , especially a person that could do someone a favor. So yeah. you're

  • calling them because they have influence and maybe you know them. Maybe they're

  • your good friend or maybe they, maybe they owe you a favor for some reason.

  • Maybe you help them with something in the past or you have some connection to

  • them. So you know someone in high places. All right. Let's take a look at the first

  • example. I could possibly, I could probably help you get a job in that

  • company because I know several people in high places. Yeah. Maybe I could make a

  • few phone calls. Maybe they would be glad to help me. You know, I might be able to

  • get you in. I might be able to call some people in high places. Okay.

  • Let's take a look at number two. She cannot get away with those crimes just

  • because she knows a lot of people in high places. Yeah. Maybe somebody did some

  • crimes, and they think because maybe they have some family members or they have

  • they know somebody that was close to them or close to that family. Right be

  • able to protect them. So it could work this way too. Maybe somebody in high

  • places could you do you a favor in this way and and help protecting you. Okay.

  • Let's look at number three. I know a few people in high places that

  • owe me a favor. I may have enough pull, Pull here means like the influence. To be able

  • to do this for you. All right oh you know you can always think of The Godfather

  • movies. You know , The Godfather always knew a lot of people in high

  • places. So that when people wanted things from him , he might be able to pull some

  • strings. Or he could he can know people in high places to get things done. Okay,.

  • Anyway, I hope you got it. I hope it was clear. Thank you.

  • for your time. Bye-bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Idioms 195. All right. Let's take a look

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