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English definition of “be in bed with”

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.Getting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willTaking part and getting involved
(Definition of be in bed with from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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