a fair-weather friend
This page is about the idiom a fair-weather friend
A fair-weather friend is a person who will only be your friend when things are going well for you.
- I had lots of friends when I was rich and successful, but when the money was gone it became clear that most were only fair-weather friends.
- Would she still want to know you if you were sick or in trouble, or is she just one of those fair-weather friends?
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Contributor: Matt Errey