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old friend

This page is about the collocation old friend

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a friend you've known for a very long time

For example

  • I'm getting together with some old friends tonight.

  • Susan is one of my oldest friends. We've known each other since high school.

Note:
Related collocations include "old pal", "old enemy" and "old foe".

Quick Quiz

I've known most of my old friends

a. since last year

b. since childhood

c. since we got old

Contributor: Matt Errey