a friend at court


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friend at court

An ally, patron, or benefactor who is in a position of authority or influence. The Secretary of State has expressed his desire for our country to be a friend at court for the emerging global superpower.
See also: court, friend

a friend at court

a person in a position to use influence on your behalf.
See also: court, friend