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English definition of “the company sb keeps”

the company sb keeps

the influence of the people that someone spends time with: "Where does he pick up words like that?" "It's the company he keeps ." He's been keeping bad company (= spending time with unsuitable people ).Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
(Definition of the company sb keeps from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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