And I kind of wanted to virtually be that [friend] for a bunch of people.
“I am dying for the love of three Greek girls at Athens, sisters,” he wrote his friend Henry Drury in 1810.
My friend group—the gay nightclub sort of people—were always like, ‘Oh I wish I could afford to do that.’
Or that Dunn and a friend called the boy “an alcoholic” after they made him down the beer?
My friend the political scientist Tom Schaller said all this back in 2008, in his book Whistling Past Dixie.
But why, instead of consulting us, do you not consult our friend Socrates about the education of the youths?
The Indians gathered about in wonder as Jim knelt beside his friend.
Here is something about 'friend,' and another word I can't make out.
We can weather any storm if we have a friend to lean on, and I'm that, God knows.
Does he come under the recommendatory 'firman' of any dear friend or acquaintance?
Old English freond "friend," present participle of freogan "to love, to favor," from Proto-Germanic *frijojanan "to love" (cf. Old Norse frændi, Old Frisian friund, Middle High German friunt, German Freund, Gothic frijonds "friend," all alike from present participle forms). Related to Old English freo "free" (see free (adj.)).
Meaning "a Quaker" (a member of the Society of Friends) is from 1670s. Feond ("fiend," originally "enemy") and freond often were paired alliteratively in Old English; both are masculine agent nouns derived from present participle of verbs, but are not directly related to one another (see fiend). Related: Friends.
in the Facebook sense, attested from 2005, from the noun, but friend has been used as a verb in English since late 14c. Related: Friended; friending. Old English had freonsped "an abundance of friends" (see speed (n.)); freondleast "want of friends;" freondspedig "rich in friends", all of which would be useful now.
Relationship between classes in the language C++.