the company (one) keeps

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the company (one) keeps

The people with whom one associates or spends time. It's hard as a parent to monitor the company your child keeps without being too controlling of their lives. You can tell a lot about a person by looking at the company they keep.
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the ˈcompany somebody keeps

the people with whom somebody spends time: People disapprove of the company he keeps.
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The majority of the company's customers pay in cash, but the company keeps excellent records and the gross revenue can be proven by owner (each rental is documented via a contract).
The idea is that the company keeps track of the students as their education advances, and invites them back when their post-secondary career is complete.
Another reason for its continued success is that the company keeps current on equipment, fitness classes, and the lifestyles of its customers.
Except to say they are vegan-friendly, the company keeps the ingredients secret.
He says the company keeps a competitive edge because they work on a retail network that runs from coast to coast, whereas others work on a direct retail system.
Malkin did not respond to a request for an interview now, but in a 1994 interview, he said the Company keeps $1 million after paying rent to the Associates and pays an additional rent to the Associates of 50 percent of all additional profits.
As well, the company keeps spill kits on site and has waste picked up as quickly as possible, Gauthier says.
The majority of the companyaCOs customers pay in cash, but the company keeps excellent records and the gross revenue can be proven by owner (each rental is documented via a contract).
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