be in bed with

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be in bed with

To be in a relationship with another person, either for business or pleasure, and often with an air of unseemliness. I don't trust Albert because I heard he's in bed with the mob. Did you hear that Todd was in bed with his secretary? How gauche.
See also: bed

be in bed with somebody

to work with a person or organization, or to be involved with them, in a way which causes other people not to trust you They were accused of being in bed with the communists.
See also: bed