broach with

broach (something) with (someone)

To mention or discuss something with someone. I wouldn't broach that topic with him unless you want to hear about it for hours. Everyone knows you shouldn't broach the issues of politics or religion at a dinner party.
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broach something with someone

 and broach something to someone
to mention something to someone; to bring up an idea to someone. I hate to be the one to have to broach this to you, but your trousers are torn. This delicate matter must be broached with Mr. Rogers.
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We used a phenomenological methodology to explore, through participant accounts, how counselors of color broach with racially/ethnically different clients, with an emphasis on White clients.
In addition, Participant 2 stated that she felt the need to broach with all of her clients, even if their race seemed apparent, in an effort to be culturally sensitive to the diverse ways individuals identify race and ethnicity: "I'd say, 'Okay, I don't want to assume--what is culture?