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pal around (with someone)

To spend time or do things (with someone) as friends or in a friendly way. I used to pal around with him in high school, but I have no idea what he's up to these days. I was surprised to see them palling around—they usually hang out with such different groups of friends.
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pal around (with someone)

to associate with someone as a good friend. I like to pal around with my friends on the weekends. They like to pal around. They often palled around with each other.
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pal around

Associate as friends or chums, as in Bill and Jim have been palling around for years. This expression makes a verb of the noun pal, which comes from the Gypsy word for "brother." [c. 1900]
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pal around

v.
To spend time or do things with someone in a friendly or informal manner: My roommates and I pal around together all the time.
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pal around

verb
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pal around (with someone)

in. to be friends with someone; to move about socially with someone. Tom and Heidi have palled around for years.
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Friends said that when told he had only a short time to live, he bravely decided to make the best of it with family and close pals around him.
On Thursday night, the tough boy invited pals around to his suite at London's Landmark Hotel after filming with Jonathan Ross.
One daily newspaper critic wrote of The Schoolgirls Project, where Lee pals around with uniformclad Korean girls half her age, "It's hard to pick Lee out of the group." Eye of the beholder indeed--it took me a nanosecond to find her.
There are usually at least four pals around the table at any time and there are few conversations that don't start with "wait till I tell you!" Or in the case of one cautious pal, "don't tell anyone, but...
The film follows local lad Tommy, then eight years old, and his pals around the estate and aims to show there is room for love and emotion among the harsh realities of modern life.
But it is the small group of drinking pals around her that provide the biggest laughs.
And later on in the day she invited pals around to a private party at a house near where her mother lives in the Shankill area.
Judging by these snaps, when the couple invite their pals around to view the wedding album there will be a queue of men half way down the street.
The gran-of-four and great-gran-of-seven also uses her mobile to keep in touch with pals around the country.
The 18-year-old garage worker had been driving pals around and was enjoying being in his car.
At this one, a seemingly tireless Madonna danced wildly on a table while her pal, Gloria Estefan, led a conga line of the diva's rich and famous pals around the room.
HAPPY ENDING Frost with Christine HEART-STOPPING DRAMA Viewers never saw scenes in which Det Insp Frost clutches his chest as he suffers cardiac failure in hospital after crash and, right, he lies motionless in coma DEAD END Frost's life support machine is switched off FAREWELL Police pals around his coffin
New drivers should also be banned from ferrying young pals around late at night to cut deaths.
Wahlberg admitted that when he first moved to Hollywood, he had to have his old pals around him as they were the only people he could trust.
Rachael - warned by her mum Elaine and dad Alan, both 48, not to have any pals around while they were off on a caravan holiday - insists she only expected around 60 guests.