arm\ in\ arm

adv. phr.
With your arm under or around another person's arm, especially in close comradeship or friendship.

Sally and Joan were laughing and joking together as they walked arm in arm down the street.

When they arrived at the party, the partners walked arm in arm to meet the hosts.

Compare: hand in hand

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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