tener buenas aldabas

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "to have good door-knockers".

Verb[edit]

tener buenas aldabas (first-person singular present tengo buenas aldabas, first-person singular preterite tuve buenas aldabas, past participle tenido buenas aldabas)

  1. (idiomatic) to have friends in high places
    Synonyms: tener buenas agarraderas, tener buenas amarras