Keeps bad company - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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keep bad company
To associate with unsavory people. You are keeping some bad company these days, Bill, and if you get arrested, I am not bailing you out! Sure, my mom thinks that I've started keeping bad company, but my new friends are just so much fun!
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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Alexithymia keeps bad company
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He's into drugs and keeps bad company
- his two friends are really nasty.