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fair-weather friend

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌfeə.weð.ə ˈfrend/  us   /ˌfer.weð.ɚ/ disapproving
someone who is a good friend when it is easy to be one and who stops being one when you are having problems
Translations of “fair-weather friend”
in Chinese (Traditional) 酒肉朋友,不能共患難的朋友…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酒肉朋友,不能共患难的朋友…
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