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English definition of “with friends like you, who needs enemies?”

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with friends like you, who needs enemies?

humorous saying
said to or about someone who says he or she is your friend but who is treating you very badly
Translations of “with friends like you, who needs enemies?”
in Chinese (Traditional) 像你這樣的朋友和敵人有甚麽區別?…
in Chinese (Simplified) 像你这样的朋友和敌人有什么区别?…
(Definition of with friends like you, who needs enemies? from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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