get into bed with


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get into bed with (someone or something)

To enter into a relationship with someone or something, often but not always one that is considered unseemly for some reason. I don't trust Albert because I heard he's gotten into bed with the mob. The company is considering getting into bed with some of its suppliers, which may help to cut costs.
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get into bed with someone

Fig. to work closely as business partners; to merge businesses. Have you heard? The company's getting into bed with Acme Industries. I want you to get into bed with the other department supervisors and sort this problem out.
See also: bed, get

get into bed with

Slang To become closely involved with another person or group, as in an intrigue: "The Israelis were experienced at this kind of [covert] ... work, but it was essential that the administration not get into bed with them on this" (Bob Woodward).
See also: bed, get
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