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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]

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Zealous populist patriots might pal around on principle, but banding together effectively is another matter.

They seem to enjoy working and they pal around with each other.

I had Dan to pal around with, a rare high-net-Whuffie individual who was willing to fraternize with a shmuck like me.

He began to jolly me along; made up parties and wanted me to pal around with him.

You've got to find us something under sixty to pal around with, Hubby mine, that's all there is to it.


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