fraternize with

fraternize with (someone)

To associate or socialize with someone. Don't fraternize with those guys, they're the enemy!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fraternize with someone or something

to associate with someone or a group; to consort with someone or a group. They were instructed not to fraternize with the opposing team before the game. Don't fraternize with Lefty "Fingers" Moran.
See also: fraternize
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Is one friend forbidden to visit another, or a Musketeer of my company to fraternize with a Guard of Dessessart's company?"
Fashion understands itself; good-breeding and personal superiority of whatever country readily fraternize with those of every other.
* HAVE IT come to light that you fraternize with Birdo
When officials learned in early May that the cast members from the show would be filmed in an apartment building where some of its students live, they immediately sent an email warning students not to fraternize with the cast or crew.
Douglas, aged 89, said: "We didn't fraternize with each other while at school.
Reporters are not supposed to fraternize with their subjects like this.
Who won't be allowed to fraternize with the locals.
The head of the geology department at a Western engineering college was a brisk, business-like scientist who felt he was there to teach, not to fraternize with the students.
His more insular fellow Kurds, however, can't imagine why Baran would want to fraternize with a black African.
JOE LINSALATA, former major league umpire: "The only rule I could never understand was that umpires couldn't fraternize with ballplayers.
What mediocrity, though: to fraternize with a murderer as if all the man had done was to get caught in a moment of madness at a K-Mart with a package of $3.95 undershorts bulging in his coat pocket!
Virginia Lofton (Lindze Letherman) has inherited her love of horses from her mother, but her father (Gabriel Byrne)--traumatized by his wife's death after being thrown from her mount--refuses to allow her to ride or even to fraternize with horses.