English version

be just (good) friends

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe just (good) friendsbe just (good) friendsSEX/HAVE SEX WITHused to say that you are not having a romantic relationship with someone I’m not going out with Nathan – we’re just good friends. friend
Examples from the Corpus
be just (good) friends""Are you going out with Liam?'' ""No, we're just good friends.''I'm not going out with Nathan, you know - we're just friends.Billy and I were just good friends, really good mates.I keep telling my mother that Peter and I are just friends but she doesn't seem to believe me.My wife and I are just good friends.But maybe he and Jane were just friends.They were just friends, and he was fun to be with.Maureen and I - we thought we were just friends.
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