to befriend somebody meaning, to befriend somebody definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( befriends    3rd person present)   ( befriending    present participle)   ( befriended    past tense & past participle  ) If you befriend someone, especially someone who is lonely or far from home, you make friends with them.      verb  
The film's about an elderly woman and a young nurse who befriends her...      V n  
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use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
defeat someone with arguments during a discussion; knock out [Fig.]
stop employing someone ; end a romantic relationship with someone
to blag information is to obtain it illegally by impersonating somebody on the phone
Expression used when faced with somebody else's stupidity or inadequacy. It can be used to convey dismay, disappointment, ridicule, or disapproval.
[Hum.];[Fam.] When someone does something stupid, instinctively, your palm hits your own face or forehead. That entire series of action is now reduced to a single word: facepalm.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
to overshare is to share too much intimate information with somebody
"sorry, have I overshared?"
to dress up as somebody or something, as a children's game
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
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