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from on high

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrom on highfrom on highPOWERfrom someone in a position of authority – used humorously An order came from on high. high
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from on highThe advice from on high convinced Dustin to stay in school.Directives come from on high, and the entire process is remote and out of reach.Also, everyone in a centralized organization gets conditioned to standing around and waiting for orders to come from on high.The people aren't being instructed from on high about their national interests.A sudden radiance from on high fell on the two and made them look up.But a view from on high is not the most accurate.Was the word from on high that all plans for release had been shelved?Then sharp words from on high were whispered in youthful ears.
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