a friend in need is a friend indeed

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used to say that a friend who will help someone when help is needed is a true friend

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“A friend in need is a friend indeed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20friend%20in%20need%20is%20a%20friend%20indeed. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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