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Show no support or sympathy for:‘he is no friend of the Republican Party’‘the policy revealed itself as no friend to the utilities’
- ‘Sherman was no friend of radicalism but felt quite strongly that freedom of expression needed to be preserved at any cost.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘History will show that this man was no friend of the Irish people either in their own country or in the Diaspora.’
- ‘To say he is no friend of education is imprecise: he is no friend of the present system in Florida.’
- ‘The Prime Minister is no friend of the anti-globalisation movement.’
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