friend

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'friend', 'Friend': /ˈfrɛnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/frɛnd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(frend)


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friend

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. am [good, close, old, best] friends with her
  2. is one of my [oldest, closest, dearest, best] friends
  3. is a [trusted, true, real, family, mutual] friend
  4. a [loyal, faithful, steadfast] friend
  5. used to be [close] friends
  6. we are firm friends
  7. is my [good] friend
  8. is a good friend of mine
  9. (is) a friend of a friend
  10. has been a good friend to me
  11. are best friends forever
  12. make friends at [work, school]
  13. make (new) friends
  14. make friends with the new [worker, neighbors]
  15. that's what friends are for
  16. I [need, could use] a friend (right now)
  17. [confide in, tell] a friend
  18. help a friend in need
  19. a friend in need is a friend indeed
  20. got [advice, support, encouragement] from her friends
  21. asked her friends for [advice]
  22. is my friend and [colleague, mentor, fellow doctor]
  23. are friends on social media
  24. a friend tagged me in a [post, photo]
  25. will be friends forever
  26. had a friend who [was, worked, went, tried]
  27. lost a (good) friend
  28. borrowed [it, one] from a friend
  29. lent [it] to a friend
  30. find out who your [true, real] friends are
  31. Friends of the [Earth, Royal Society, New York Philharmonic]
  32. friend or foe?
  33. friends and [family, enemies]
  34. with friends like these, who needs enemies?
  35. keep your friends close (and your enemies closer)
  36. I thought he was my best friend!
  37. is one of my best friends
  38. will be best friends forever
  39. has always been one of my best friends
  40. have been best friends since [school, college]
  41. [was, used to be] my best friend at [school]
  42. This is my best friend, [Sarah].
  43. Well, what are best friends for?
  44. That's what best friends are for!
  45. can always count on my best friend
  46. My best friend was my [witness, best man].
n as adj
  1. add you to my friends list
  2. in the friend zone
v
  1. friended me on [Facebook, Gmail, Twitter]
  2. friended you [today, just now, recently]
  3. friended you because
  4. was friended by [someone, him, three people]
  5. [decided, asked, wants] to friend me
  6. [asked, wants] me to friend her (on Facebook)
  7. friend and unfriend
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