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Our diplomats are told not to fraternize with prostitutes.
  enjoy time together in a friendly way — especially when such a friendship is thought to be wrong
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  • Our diplomats are told not to fraternize with prostitutes.
  • discourages managers from fraternizing with those who report to them
  • "His top advisers in the campaign are lobbyists," Obama told his traveling press, making no secret of his disdain for politicians who fraternize with influence brokers.
    Time, 2008  --,8599,1813602,00.html(retrieved 10/02/09)
  • comforting her said Majesty’s enemies, harbouring spies and fraternizing with Humans.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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  • In my experience, these creatures weren’t the sleazeballs who’d act sexually toward prisoners; in fact, they would never fraternize with lower life-forms like us, and they reserved their most withering scorn for their colleagues who treated us humanely.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • What happened to the rule of not fraternizing with the Daughters of Men?
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • "Shouldn’t you be working instead of fraternizing with customers?"
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • There was as yet no fraternizing among the party.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • We’re not supposed to fraternize with other faction members.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • Frankly, though, I’d just as soon the officers and enlisted men didn’t fraternize in the briefing room.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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  • The altar and the throne fraternized majestically.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • She’s in the other pannier of this horse, fraternizing with the man in charge.’
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • Yes, when the house where he fraternizes is suspected.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • "Because someone’ll hear you been fraternizing with roustabouts and chuck you—or more likely these guys—off this thing," he says.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • The Marthas are not supposed to fraternize with us.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • They pay me to appraise, not fraternize.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Common to all is the mise-en-scene, a world in which gods and demi-gods fraternize with men on a fragment of known earth which is surrounded by the unknown waters of Ocean and the Abyss.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Dowley and I fraternized at once; I had had just such picked men, splendid fellows, under me in the Colt Arms Factory.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • "It’s not really allowed for crew to fraternize with passengers, miss," I said stiffly.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • He would have fraternized with obscure Hottentots.
    Stephen Crane  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • They were not worldly young fellows, but fraternizing with dairy-folk would have struck unpleasantly upon their biased niceness, apart from their views of the match.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • This was done to prevent any fraternization with the political prisoners.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • It was as if they had climbed out of their opposing trenches and met to fraternize among the wires in No Man’s Land.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Even political principle must have been in danger of relaxation under such circumstances; and the violin, faithful to rotten boroughs, must have been tempted to fraternize in a demoralizing way with a reforming violoncello.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • It marked the first time the two groups fraternized together under official sanction.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • And so the obscurity in the air and the obscurity in the land closed together in a black fraternization towards which each advanced half-way.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • This was the Ashley I remembered from my childhood, when the five-year gap didn’t seem that large and we set up our Barbie worlds in the driveway every day after school, my Ken fraternizing with her Skipper.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
  • CHAPTER XXVI I As he walked through the train, looking for familiar faces, he saw only one person whom he knew, and that was Seneca Doane, the lawyer who, after the blessings of being in Babbitt’s own class at college and of becoming a corporation-counsel, had turned crank, had headed farmer-labor tickets and fraternized with admitted socialists.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • Bronski — you have a special word with Bronski; he has a tendency to fraternize.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • But for the moment people in very different walks of life were rubbing shoulders, fraternizing.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • Katie, an intern for the Jaguars, chose to quit her job and date Gannon, rather than conform to their no-fraternization clause.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • Fashion understands itself; good-breeding and personal superiority of whatever country readily fraternize with those of every other.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • When most of them had dismounted, they moved in a disorderly crowd toward the center of the clearing, mixed with the men of the 212th, and fraternized.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • He was the opposite of his flashy brothers, who drove Cadillac convertibles and fraternized with the shapely waitresses and cigarette girls employed at their father’s casinos.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Famous equality and fraternisation!
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • I must tell you, Ron, that nothing could put you in danger of losing your badge more than continued fraternisation with that boy.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • PART IV CHAPTER I—THE ENEMY OF HIS KIND Had there been in White Fang’s nature any possibility, no matter how remote, of his ever coming to fraternise with his kind, such possibility was irretrievably destroyed when he was made leader of the sled-team.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Let these shows be to you pacific arenas, where the victor in leaving it will hold forth a hand to the vanquished, and will fraternise with him in the hope of better success.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • At the end of his life he had become, on his own ground, as mellow as he was rich; he combined consummate shrewdness with the disposition superficially to fraternise, and his "social position," on which he had never wasted a care, had the firm perfection of an unthumbed fruit.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • At the end of his life he had become, on his own ground, as mellow as he was rich; he combined consummate shrewdness with the disposition superficially to fraternise, and his "social position," on which he had never wasted a care, had the firm perfection of an unthumbed fruit.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • You — you’re —" Ron was obviously casting around for words strong enough to describe Hermione’s crime, "fraternizing with the enemy, that’s what you’re doing!"
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • So now I know I’m a materialist and I was fraternizing with the hay when you came out and stood by the woods, scared to death."
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • Fraternizing was made difficult by the wide divergence in vocabulary and pronunciation—a divergence interpreted by each side as a sign of uncouthness.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • "Is one friend forbidden to visit another, or a Musketeer of my company to fraternize with a Guard of Dessessart’s company?"
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • That’s what it means by comforting the Queen’s enemies and fraternizing with Humans.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • Fraternize means to behave like a brother.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Surely, Captain Walken, fraternizing with the passengers is forbidden the crew.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • They sometimes meet, and fraternize there.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • To offer thought to the thirst of men, to give them all as an elixir the notion of God, to make conscience and science fraternize in them, to render them just by this mysterious confrontation; such is the function of real philosophy.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The mass beside the atom; the strip of ruined wall and the broken bowl,—threatening fraternization of every sort of rubbish.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
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