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friends with (someone)

Having an amicable relationship with someone; (being) a friend of someone. You're friends with Jane, right? How is she doing?
See also: friend
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*friends with someone

a friend of someone. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) Sally is friends with Bill. Mary and Bill are friends with one another.
See also: friend
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I made friends with someone who could help me,--I name no names, for I don't want to get any one else in a hole,--and I soon found that he still had the jewels.
I prefer starting out as friends with someone; I think that's a good foundation to have.'
Sometimes the best way to stay friends with someone is recognising that you shouldn't live together.
I think it's hard to stay friends with someone if you have feelings for them that aren't reciprocated.
Facebook explained: "You may not be aware, but if you're not friends with someone on Messenger and they send you a message, it won't appear in your inbox.
Children will identify with the characters and the difficulties they face, overcoming fears, making friends with someone that your other friends may make fun of you for having as a friend.
Summary: California [United States], June 8 (ANI): The next time you become friends with someone on Facebook, you will no longer see the annoying 'You Are Now Connected On Messenger' alert.
It's possible to be friends with someone who works for you, but you need to set boundaries.
Critique: As thoughtful and thought-provoking as it is inspired and inspiring, "Just Show Up: The Dance of Walking through Suffering Together" is very highly recommended for community library collections and the personal reading lists of anyone going through tough times--or is friends with someone else who is.
This is a girl who's been radicalised, is learning how to make bombs and is friends with someone who was plotting to kill people.
I don't know if I can continue being friends with someone I don't even know anymore.
But as he seemingly retreats further into the closet, Rae is left feeling frustrated, wondering if she can really be friends with someone so fake.
She said that if you want to be friends with someone don't let other people stop you, just "be friends with them."
Using a false name, professional fraudster Steven Murphy, 33, made friends with someone local via a social networking site, then announced he was coming into the area on a short contract, and needed somewhere to stay close to Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff Crown Court heard.
Sharp says: "It's a very tricky situation to be in when you're actually friends with someone but they're also your boss." That friendship is certainly tested this week as Andy starts feeding Janet misinformation, with the knock-on effect that Gill misses an important appointment, and angrily tells the former lovers that as they clearly can't work together, one of them is going to have to go.