be in with (someone)

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be in with (someone)

1. To be in close association with someone or some group. I'm worried about Johnny—I think he's in with a dangerous group of people. I wish I were in with my brother's friends—they're all so cool!
2. To have a friendly relationship with a powerful or important person and, usually, benefit from it in some way. Now that I'm in with the CEO, I'm sure I can get you a job at our company.

be/keep (well) ˈin with somebody

(informal) be friendly with somebody, not because you like them, but because they may be useful to you: If you want to do well in this company, keep well in with the boss.
See also: keep, somebody