A broken friendship may be soldered but will never
Friendships can be rebuilt after a dispute but will never be as strong as before.
a fair-weather friend
a friend who doesn't support you in bad times: "I'm a bit disappointed in John and David. It turned out they were only fair-weather friends."
A friend in need is a friend indeed
Idiom(s): A friend in need is a friend indeed
A proverb meaning that a true friend is a person who will help you when you really need someone. • When Bill helped me with geometry, I really learned the meaning of "A friend in need is a friend indeed." • "A friend in need is a friend indeed" sounds silly until you need someone very badly.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
Someone who helps you when you are in trouble.
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A genuine friend on whom one can always depend. A proverb; often shortened to "a friend in need..." When John's house burned down, his neighbor Jim helped him and his family with shelter, food and clothing. John said, "Jim, a friend in need is a friend indeed this describes you."
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Someone who is a friend to everyone makes none of them feel special.
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
Giving enough space to each other help maintain a good relationship.
An empty purse frightens away friends.
When one's financial situation deteriorates, friends tend to disappear.
n. phr. A very close friend; an old buddy with whom one has a confidential relationship. Sue and Jane have been bosom friends since their college days.
n., informal 1. A male friend or companion. "John and his boyfriends have gone to the ball game," said his mother. 2. A girl's steady date, a woman's favorite man friend; a male lover or sweetheart. Jane's new boyfriend is a senior in high school. Antonym: GIRL FRIEND.
a person who is a friend only when one is successful He is a fair-weather friend only and you can
n. A person who is a friend only when you are successful. Everyone knows that John's only a fair-weather friend.
A fairweather friend is the type who is always there when times are good but forgets about you when things get difficult or problems crop up.
close friends, permanent friends Sue and I became fast friends when we were in Grade 4.
friend in court Also, friends in high places. A person or persons who can help by virtue of their important position. For example, With a friend in court, he has a good chance of getting the contract, or Jim thinks he can get out of paying the fine; he has friends in high places. This expression alludes to the power of a person at the royal court. With the decline of monarchies, high places came into more common use. [c. 1400]
friend or foe
Idiom(s): friend or foe
a friend or an enemy. (Fixed order.) • I can't tell whether Jim is friend or foe. • "Who goes there? Friend or foe?" asked the sentry.
When relationships are on a friendly footing, they are going well.
a friend of, a good friend """Are you friends with Carla?"" ""Yes. She's my best friend."""
Friendly to; a friend of. Alice found several girls to be friends with on the first day of school.At first I didn't like John, but now I am friends with him.
n., informal 1. A female friend or companion. Jane is spending the night at her girlfriend's house. 2. A boy's steady girl; the girl or woman partner in a love affair; girl; sweetheart. John is taking his girl friend to the dance. Antonym: BOYFRIEND.
You have many friends when you have no difficulties.
n. 1. A woman friend. His aunt stays with a lady friend in Florida during the winter. 2. A woman who is the lover of a man. Used by people trying to appear more polite, but not often used by careful speakers. The lawyer took his lady friend to dinner. Synonym: GIRLFRIEND.
act in a friendly way, become a friend of Sally makes friends easily. People seem to like her.
make friends with
become friendly with与…交友 Within two days she made friends with everybody on the boat．两天之内她便同船上的每个人交了朋友。 Chuck's made friends with several people at work．查克跟好几个一同工作的人交上朋友。
v. phr. To become friends; form a friendship. Mrs. Jones invited Bobby to her home to play with Don. She hoped that they would make friends with each other.You can make friends with an elephant by giving him peanuts.
Man's best friend
This is an idiomatic term for dogs.
Old friends and old wine are best
This idiom means that the things and people that we know well are better than the unfamiliar.
Only real friends will tell you when your face is
Only a real friend will tell you the truth.
Save me from my friends.
Friends can be more dangerous than enemies.
Short reckonings make long friends.
Debts paid quickly encourage friendship.
strike up a friendship
Idiom(s): strike up a friendship
to become friends (with someone). • I struck up a friendship with John while we were on a business trip together. • If you're lonely, you should go out and try to strike up a friendship with someone you like.
The best of friends must part.
Nothing can go on forever as all things change.
easy to learn or use, easy to operate Cars with automatic transmission are user friendly - easy to drive.
With friends like that, who needs enemies?
This expression is used when people behave badly or treat someone badly that they are supposed to be friends with.
You can choose your friends, but you can't choose
Some things you can choose, but others you cannot, so you have to try to make the best of what you have where you have no choice.