the company (one) keeps

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the company (one) keeps

The people with whom one associates or spends time. It's hard as a parent to monitor the company your child keeps without being too controlling of their lives. You can tell a lot about a person by looking at the company they keep.
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the ˈcompany somebody keeps

the people with whom somebody spends time: People disapprove of the company he keeps.
See also: company, keep, somebody
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Her food is as comforting as the company she keeps.
But three- and four-year-old emails from the Clinton private server have opened a window into advice her close aides fed her when she was in office, and is giving ammunition to opponents who do their best to paint her as hostile to Israel, based on the company she keeps and some of the suggestions that were thrown her way.
Both boys appeared with their mother in the 1950 film The Company She Keeps (Jeff was just four months old at the time), and occasionally featured with their dad on his popular TV shows in the 1950s and 1960s.
RITA ORA is getting less fussy about the company she keeps.
He said Sonia must be aware of the company she keeps.
When she's not on the catwalk or in front of the cameras, Suki is known for the company she keeps, and is often seen out and about in London with best friends Cara Delevigne and Georgia Jagger.
She gives us a frank glimpse into a marriage and family in which she confesses jealousy of the sibling bonds between her children, judgment of her husband's various idiosyncrasies and activities, the desperate desire for occasional breaks from the ever-present company she keeps with her sick daughter, and -- because of her unbelief -- her refusal to offer words of comfort rooted in a religious faith tradition.
But she fears Rangers will tell millionaire Edu to dump her over the company she keeps.
You don't like the company she keeps, or the drama, so move out.
At 58, he has never won an Oscar (he's been nominated four times), and "Iron Man" undoubtedly will be his biggest box office hit in a movie and TV career that stretches back to his role as "Infant at Train Station" in 1951's "The Company She Keeps.
We're permitted to admire her courage and her prose, to marvel at her steely feminist self-creation, to mourn her sister, deplore her brother, and share her horror at true believers on a misogynistic rampage, while reserving for another time our qualms about her crude stereotyping of all Muslims and most liberals, our doubts about the neocon/theocon company she keeps, and our misgivings about a geopolitics of religious profiling--of borders closed except to mandarins and supermodels.
But then, neither Slean nor the company she keeps is all that usual.
Just like SHERRI SHEPHERD changes with each character she plays, the actress, who plays the feisty Ramona on the ABC sitcom Less Than Perfect, changes her off-screen makeup to suit the occasion and the company she keeps.
But it has also seen Jones become the focus of more scrutiny, if only because of the company she keeps.