among friends


: surrounded by people who are one's friends and are not threatening in any way
Relax. You're among friends here and can speak freely.

Examples of among friends in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Grab a bite before kickoff, pull up a seat at a restaurant to watch the games over burgers, wings and pizza, or cheers to a win with a beer or cocktails among friends. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 10 Sep. 2023 But among friends, where the threshold of trust is higher, nudes can take on a new meaning. Nicole Schmidt, Glamour, 24 Aug. 2023 Kara Taylor moved out of their Pasco, Washington, home in June, and in the months that followed moved among friends’ houses in Oregon. Fzarkhin, oregonlive, 11 Aug. 2023 His compositions ranged from sacred to secular subjects, and though they were never published during his lifetime, several circulated among friends and colleagues in handwritten manuscripts. V.m. Braganza, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 Aug. 2023 The schism that once threatened to split the group down the middle — Bear and Elora’s ambitions to leave home versus Cheese and Willie Jack’s desire to stay — starts to settle into a healthy respect for differences among friends. Alison Herman, Variety, 1 Aug. 2023 There are Nintendo Switch games like Game Builder Garage designed to teach players about programming, and also multiplayer brain teaser games like Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain that allow players to competitively flex their logical thinking skills among friends and family. Sarah Toscano, Parents, 30 July 2023 In his compelling new book, Field delves into different types of encounters — among friends and strangers — to demonstrate the benefits of interacting with others. Becky Meloan, Washington Post, 28 July 2023 What’s five decades among friends and family … everybody loves a slow build, right? Chris Willman, Variety, 18 July 2023 See More

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“Among friends.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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