Having a best friend

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to grow up together
to spend a lot of time with someone from the time when one is a child until the time when one is an adult
to be joined at the hip
to be with another person most or all of the time; to be inseparable; to always spend a lot of time with another person
blood brother
best friend; a boy or man who has a very strong friendship with another boy or man, traditionally created when each person cuts his finger and they put their fingers together to share the blood
confidant
a person whom one can share one's secrets with; a person to whom one can say anything
to have (someone's) back
to defend someone; to help someone; to look out for someone's best interests
to count on (someone)
to trust someone; to believe that someone will do something
to give it to (someone) straight
to tell someone the truth, even if it is unpleasant
hard to come by
difficult to find or get; rare; uncommon
close
with a tight, comfortable relationship, especially between friends; liking or loving someone very much
to keep up with (something)
to be informed about the current status of something that is changing over time
to break the news
to announce something or to tell someone about something, especially if it is unpleasant and unexpected
face-to-face
in person; in a situation where two people can see each other and speak to each other directly; not over the phone or by email
maid of honor
an important woman, usually the best friend of the woman who is getting married, who participates officially in a wedding
to pick (something) out
to choose something; to select something
to break up (something)
to end or ruin a relationship, friendship, or romance
hip
the area below the waist and above the legs at either side of the body, or the joint which connects the leg to the upper part of the body