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the lads

UK informal
used to refer to the group of men that a young man spends time with socially, especially those who he drinks alcohol with or plays sport with: I'm having a night out with the lads.
Translations of “the lads”
in Chinese (Traditional) (男性)同伴,夥伴, 哥們…
in Chinese (Simplified) (男性)同伴,伙伴, 哥们儿…
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