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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/something

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get into bed with somebody/something

(disapproving) if two people or organizations are in bed with each other, they have a close relationship and help each other: They claim that he is in bed with terrorist organizations.Investors are wary of getting into bed with an industry often tied to gangsters.
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