get into bad company

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get into bad company

To spend time with unsavory people. You have gotten into some bad company these days, Bill, and if you get arrested, I am not bailing you out! Sure, my mom thinks that I've gotten into bad company, but my new friends are just so much fun!
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get into/keep bad ˈcompany

be friends with people that others disapprove of: I’m worried about Joe — I think he’s getting into bad company.
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He's had amazing success in the music business and he's also had very dark periods and that led to him drinking too much and, as we understand it, getting into bad company and drugs.
He urged parents to keep a close watch on their children and prevent them from getting into bad company.
This week, for example, Janine in EastEnders has been snorting cocaine and getting into bad company.
I don't have any daughters but I do have a teenage son who was getting into bad company.