surround oneself with (someone or something)

idiom

: to have (certain types of people or things) near one
He surrounds himself with very talented people.
They surround themselves with luxuries.

Examples of surround oneself with (someone or something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the hallmarks of leadership is the ability to surround oneself with people who are competent and committed. Reader Commentary, Baltimore Sun, 31 Jan. 2024

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“Surround oneself with (someone or something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surround%20oneself%20with%20%28someone%20or%20something%29. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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