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English definition of “be in bed with”

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be in bed with

informal
to work with a person or organization, or to be involved with them, in a way that causes other people not to trust you: The newspaper editor is obviously in bed with the president.
Translations of “be in bed with”
in Chinese (Traditional) 與…同流合污,同…站在一邊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 与…同流合污,同…站在一边…
(Definition of be in bed with from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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