Critchley was a long-standing friend of Michael Heseltine, having met him first at preparatory school.
This 'credit with the Queen' also proved personally profitable to her long-standing friends.
A long-standing friend of the School, he was a socially committed man of exemplary intellect, integrity and vision.
Alan, she learned over the lunch she had prepared for the two men, was a long-standing friend of Simon's, although, unlike him, he wasn't married.
Smith was impressed with Stirling's seamanship and became a long-standing friend.
A long-standing friend of Hugh's since the campaign days, he acts as his chief adviser.
This becomes more important with increasing age, when people can expect to lose long-standing friends at an ever-increasing rate.
Another artist who became a long-standing friend was Rodrigo Moynihan and each painted the other's portrait.
Stanley had many friends, many long-standing, and some only recently met.
Player and Charles are long-standing friends.