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be no friend of (or to)

Definition of be no friend of or to in English:

Show no support or sympathy for: he is no friend of the Republican Party the policy revealed itself as no friend to the utilities
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  • The Prime Minister is no friend of the anti-globalisation movement.
  • History will show that this man was no friend of the Irish people either in their own country or in the Diaspora.
  • Animals are part of nature and the environment, and anyone who is willing to make their zoo a cesspool because they can't properly dispose of trash is no friend to animals.
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Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ôrˈTHōəpē
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words