have pull with

have pull with someone

to have influence with someone. (Also with some, much, lots, etc.) Let's ask Ann to help us. She has pull with the mayor. Do you know anyone who has some pull with the bank president? I need a loan.
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have pull with

Have a means of gaining advantage with, have influence on, as in She had pull with several of the board members. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
See also: have, pull