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make friends

Form a friendship, foster cordial feelings, as in I hope Brian will soon make friends at school, or She's done a good job of making friends with influential reporters. [ c. 1600 ]
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  • But to do that she had to make friends with one of the soldiers.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • It is well to make friends with him before he has had a chance to think us over too long.

    The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White
  • They didn't need to make friends to learn what number they lived at.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • So I come to you not to make friends, but as a friend among friends.

  • And the body is compelled by reason of disease to court and make friends of the art of medicine?

    Lysis Plato

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