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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of befriend.

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Examples

  • In 2004, Mr Shin befriended an inmate who had escaped to China but who had been recaptured, and from him he learned about the world beyond the camp.

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  • In 2004, Mr Shin befriended an inmate who had escaped to China but who had been recaptured, and from him he learned about the world beyond the camp.

    Escape to the outside world

  • In 2004, Mr Shin befriended an inmate who had escaped to China but who had been recaptured, and from him he learned about the world beyond the camp.

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  • In 2004, Mr Shin befriended an inmate who had escaped to China but who had been recaptured, and from him he learned about the world beyond the camp.

    Escape to the outside world

  • Worse yet, the clumsy neologism seems to have replaced the perfectly acceptable words "befriended" and "befriending."

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  • But, the flip side is that if you like Indian, Thai, Chinese or any other food from a nation once "befriended" by the British people, you can eat amazing food.

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  • But, the flip side is that if you like Indian, Thai, Chinese or any other food from a nation once "befriended" by the British people, you can eat amazing food.

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  • You also write that we "befriended" Ken Starr as we readied our argument to the Supreme Court, and that Judge Starr "believed the case had merit and counseled ... [us] to move forward."

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  • After i explained how we were celebrating how their fellow Europeans went to the new land and "befriended" the natives (sarcasm), I went on to force them all into one of my family's thanksgiving rituals - everyone goes around the table and says one thing they are thankful for this year.

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  • This woman had "befriended" the aunt in the months before her death.

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