from on high

from on high

From a position of authority in a particular hierarchy. I'm not happy about it either, but because that directive came from on high, we have to follow it and change our methods immediately. This order came from on high, so you know it's important.
See also: high, on
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from on high

1 from a very high place. 2 from remote high authority or heaven.
See also: high, on
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