through the good offices of (someone)

through the good offices of (someone)

Through someone's assistance or influence. It was through the good offices of the State Department that we were able to locate our son in Cambodia. Through the good offices of my uncle, who is close friends with the college dean, I was able to get in despite my poor grades.
See also: good, of, office, through
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