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Lightbulb Tener enchufe

TEner enchufe means to have good connections. I have also heard to have afriend at court and to pull some strings, not a long time ago I heard
to have a rabine or sth like that, what is the word for rabine?
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Can you give an example in a sentence?
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She found that nice job because she has a rabin(e)(0)
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Yo lo que he oído y visto es (Oxford):
(influencia): hace falta tener algún enchufe = you need to have connections, you need to have friends in high places o in the right places;
entró en la empresa por enchufe = he got into the company by the back door o by pulling some strings
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I agree with Pablo's suggestions.

In Mexico people say "tener palancas", btw.
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En Chile también es "tener palanca" o "pitutos"

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