- He had influential connections and got a job in the firm.／He had a friend who used his influence [《口》 pull] to get him a job in the firm.
- As I know some influential people in publishing circles, I'll ask if they will publish your memoirs.
- 1〔伝記〕a life; a biography
- a life [biography] of Edison
- 2〔経書などの注釈〕a commentary ((on))
- a commentary on the Kojiki
- 3〔方法〕a way；〔手管〕an old trick [game]
- It's no good trying the same old trick on me.
- a piece of calligraphy attributed to Kobo Daishi