be good friends

be (just) good friends

A phrase used to emphasize that two people are not dating each other. Oh, he's not my boyfriend—we're just good friends.
See also: friend, good

be (just) good ˈfriends

used to say that two friends are not having a romantic relationship with each other: People often think Ian and I are a couple, but we’re just good friends.
See also: friend, good
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She says it's stupid to have a boyfriend while I am a young teenager and that it's better to just be good friends with a guy.