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British pronunciation/fɔː kˈʌmpəni/
American pronunciation/fɔːɹ kˈʌmpəni/
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used to refer to something that is done just to make one feel less alone

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What is the origin of the idiom "for company" and when to use it?

The origin and history of this phrase are not clear, but it is likely that it evolved from the idea of companionship and the desire to avoid loneliness. In this sense, "for company" can be seen as a way to alleviate the boredom or solitude of an activity or journey. It is also possible that the phrase has its roots in the practice of traveling in groups for safety, with the "company" providing protection and support.

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She likes to have her sister around for company.
The employees were skeptical at first but started to buy into the CEO's plan for company growth.
Nina often watches movies for company, as it helps her feel less lonely in her apartment.
John enjoys going to coffee shops for company, as being around people provides him a sense of companionship.
The team leader gathered the courage to approach the CEO with a bold idea for company innovation.
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