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make an appointment (with someone)

to schedule a meeting with someone. I made an appointment with the doctor for late today. The professor wouldn't see me unless I made an appointment.
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make an appointment

1. Assign someone to a particular office or position, as in When the head of White House security resigned, it was up to the President to make an appointment . [Mid-1800s]
2. Schedule a meeting with someone, as in Do I need to make another appointment with the doctor? [Mid-1700s]
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We are committed to our course, the course we know is a long journey and torturous, so there are people who will fall by the wayside, there will be casualties, but we will not occupy our minds about what individual members of NASA want to say, regarding those appointments.
AN average of 200 patients a day are failing to turn up to appointments in South Tees.
This works out to an average of 371 a day for the trust, which runs the Freeman Hospital and Royal Victoria Infirmary, and is the equivalent of one in 14 appointments (7.
They are also reminding patients the NHS offers an appointment reminding text message service for people with mobile phones.
In his petition, Macaayong said the process for his appointment as MSU president was completed on March 8.
Users should attend the clinic 20 minutes prior to the appointment time, and head to the medical records section to present the required documents to continue with the procedures.
He said: "The trust continues to work hard to reduce the number of missed appointments it sees each year and has introduced measures such as an appointment reminder service, but the responsibility for keeping an appointment ultimately lies with the patient.
I only received this latest appointment after telephoning the clinic and prompting them.
Appointment setting through iTriage is fully integrated, so that patients are not simply requesting an appointment but actually booking one.
I would strongly urge anybody who thinks they may be unable to make either an outpatient or inpatient appointment to give us a call.
Summary: Beginning October 1, the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai will allow walk-in applicants seeking passport appointments, schedules and passport renewal or extension without appointments starting at 10am only, to give priority to applicants with prior appointments.
Proven and dependable features and functionality relied upon by almost 8,000 clients in 16 countries worldwide include online customer scheduling, which enables customers to book their appointments conveniently 24 hours a day; automated e-mail and text message reminders; robust record-keeping and reporting capabilities; and the scheduling industry's largest collection of plug-ins, integrations, syncs and modules found in the Appointment-Plus Marketplace.
Then a few days ago I had another hospital appointment booked at a hospital quite a distance from my home and again I booked ambulance transport.
Health minister Simon Burns said: "Patients often have genuine reasons for missing an appointment, but it can have a big impact on the care we can offer to other patients.