One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be in the same situation as someone important or respected.‘if you spot the ghost, you are in good company: King George V saw it too’
- ‘You have synaesthesia and you're in good company.’
- ‘It's just that I don't understand it, and I am in good company: neither do all the lawyers, accountants and independent advisers I know.’
- ‘If you can't come up with many names, you're in good company.’
- ‘But Dean is in good company with many of his fellow Democrats.’
- ‘I also sent the challenge to my team and fellow project managers at work, several of whom have decided to join in, so we are in good company, my friends.’
- ‘Glad to know I'm in good company, but as Charles points out, Google News' criteria are rather odd.’
- ‘I'm in good company, because they know how to party.’
- ‘And the president is going to learn (perhaps the hard way), that I am in good company in this fight.’
- ‘I may end up being wrong but at least I'll be in good company.’
- ‘The Millennial Medley Medals places me in good company.’
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