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put in a (good) word for somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput in a (good) word for somebodyput in a (good) word for somebodyPRAISEto try to help someone get or achieve something by saying good things about them to someone else I got the job because Paul put in a good word for me. word
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put in a (good) word for somebodyHe put in a good word for him at meetings of the Jockey Club.I'll put in a good word for you with the management.Only those who keep a dialogue going will be able to put in a word for persons in need of intercession.
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