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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.
See also: around, pal
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
See also: around, pal
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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.
See also: around, pal
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

pal around

verb
See also: around, pal

pal around (with someone)

in. to be friends with someone; to move about socially with someone. Tom and Heidi have palled around for years.
See also: around, pal, someone
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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