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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He has earned a total of seven Oscar nominations since his first role as "infant at train station" in John Cromwell's 1951 drama "The Company She Keeps."
Alison is a big old ray of sunshine, warm, funny and unfazed by her fame and the A-list company she keeps in her job as the showbiz reporter on This Morning.
Her food is as comforting as the company she keeps. Her gatherings are something I'll gladly trade a seat for in many of Manila's restaurants.
Evans, and Stephen Parker, School Talk: Gender and Adolescent Culture (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1995); Vivienne Griffiths, Adolescent Girls and Their Friends: A Feminist Ethnography (Aldershot, UK: Avebury, 1995); Valerie Hey, The Company She Keeps: An Ethnography of Girls' Friendship (Buckingham, UK: Open University Press, 1997); and Sinikka Aapola, Marnina Gonick, and Anita Harris, Young Femininity: Girlhood, Power, and Social Change (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 2005).
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.
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.
He even made his screen debut at just six months old in "The Company She Keeps" before getting his first credited role at age 8 on his father Lloyd's "Sea Hunt" series.
The company she keeps; the medieval Swedish cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria and its transformations.
But she fears Rangers will tell millionaire Edu to dump her over the company she keeps.
"Company She Keeps: The Medieval Swedish Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria and Its Transformations" by academician Tracey r.