pull strings

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pull strings [idiom]

Using your power or influence in order to benefit someone unfairly

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I need that position in the ministry. I think I should ask my dad to pull some strings. I know he knows some people there.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

pull stringsto secretly use your influence with important people in order to get what you want or to help someone else Francis pulled strings to get him out of trouble.

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

pull strings (for somebody)

pull ˈstrings (for sb) idiom

(NAmE also pull ˈwires) (informal) to use your influence in order to get an advantage for sb

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition

pull strings

C2 to secretly use the influence you have over important people in order to get something or to help someone:

I may be able to pull a few strings if you need the document urgently.

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Collins Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary


to exercise personal influence, esp secretly or unofficially

Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary

pull the strings : to control someone or something often in a secret way
• It turned out that his brother was the person pulling the strings behind the operation.