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She’s visiting friends in Illinois.
Helga is a close friend of mine.
We stayed with various friends and relatives.
May I introduce Peter Flint, a very old friend of the family.
I’m having lunch with an old friend.
She has a wide circle of friends.
I’ll ask my friend at the office if she knows.
The letter was signed simply “A friend.”
They used to be good friends, but they’ve fallen out recently.
A lot of couples remain friends after their marriage ends.
I’ve been friends with him for years.
Japan is a valued friend and partner of this country.
Annabel is a friend of the Metropolitan Museum.
This is the American English definition of friend. View British English definition of friend.
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