friends with (someone)

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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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