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friend

  

      n  
   [+person]   ami (e)      m/f     
→ He was my best friend at Oxford ...        
→ A close friend told me about it ...        
to be friends      être amis (amies)     
→ Isabel and I are just good friends.        
→ We became great friends ...        
to be friends with sb      être ami (e)   avec qn  
→ I used to be friends with the people who ran the local shop ...        
to make friends      se faire des amis  
→ He found it hard to make friends ...        
to make friends with sb      se lier avec qn, se lier d'amitié avec qn  
→ She made friends with Reg ...        
   [+organization, country]   ami (e)      m/f     
the friends of Birmingham Royal Ballet      les amis du Royal Ballet de Birmingham  


bosom friend   , bosom buddy  
      n   ami (e)      m/f   intime  
→ They were bosom friends.        
→ his bosom buddy        
fair-weather friend  
      n  
she's a fair-weather friend      dès qu'on a des ennuis, elle n'est plus votre amie  
false friend  
      n     (LINGUISTICS)   faux ami    m     
family friend  
      n   ami (e)      m/f   de la famille  
four-legged friend  
      n  
humorous   compagnon    m   à quatre pattes  
lady friend  
      n   amie    f     
pen-friend   , penfriend  
      n     (British)   correspondant (e)      m/f     
personal friend  
      n   ami (e)      m/f   personnel  
school friend   , schoolfriend  
      n   ami (e)      m/f   d'école  
→ His school friends and his teachers visited him and he got loads of presents and cards ...        
→ I spent the evening with an old school friend.        
woman friend  
      n   amie    f  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
friend n.
ami

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
petit ami
n.
ami fidèle
n.
le meilleur ami
n.
cher confrère
n.
ami proche
n.
ami à nous
n.
ami des bons jours
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'friend' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
friend
[Fam.]
n.
friend
n.
friend
n.
bosom friend
n.
school friend
n.
dearest friend
n.
dearest friend
nm.
childhood friend
exp.
my friend
nf.
best friend
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