Значение идиомы pull strings

[pull strings] or [pull wires] {v. phr.}, {informal} To secretlyuse influence and power, especially with people in charge or inimportant jobs to do or get something; make use of friends to gainyour wishes.

If you want to see the governor, Mr. Root can pullstrings for you.

Jack pulled wires and got us a room at thecrowded hotel.

— [wire-puller] {n.}

Bill got a ticket forspeeding, but his father is a wire-puller and got it fixed.

-[wire-pulling] {n.}

It took some wire-pulling to get the mayor tocome to the party.

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Значение идиомы pull strings