with friends like these who needs enemies

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  • IPA(key): /wɪð fɹɛn(d)z laɪk ðiːz hu niːdz ˈɛnəmiːz/

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with friends like these who needs enemies?

  1. An expression indicating that one's close associates prove more adversarial than one's opponents.

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