make friends (with one)

make friends (with one)

To form a new friendship (with one). Did you make any friends at school? I've made friends with one of the guys who works in my department.
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make friends with someone

to work to become a friend of someone. I want to make friends with all the people I am going to be working with. Let's try to make friends with each other.
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make friends

Form a friendship, foster cordial feelings, as in I hope Brian will soon make friends at school, or She's done a good job of making friends with influential reporters. [c. 1600]
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make ˈfriends (with somebody)

become somebody’s friend: Roger was new to the district but he soon made friends with other boys of his age.She’s a very open sort of person and tends to make friends easily.
See also: friend, make