put a (good) word in (for one)(redirected from put a good word in for someone)
put a (good) word in (for one)
To recommend one (for something); to say complimentary things about one, one's performance, or one's capabilities. I heard you're applying for that IT job here. I'll be sure to put a word in for you. Her former boss put a good word in, but we were a little disappointed in her application.
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