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consult (with) someone (about someone or something)

to ask someone about someone or something. Please consult with me about all your plans. You should consult the architect about your needs. Please consult with me first.
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When he failed to find her he flew into a terrible rage, and hastened home to consult his books, by which means he discovered that it was his son who had deprived him of this precious treasure.
Fogg, however, did not reproach him; and, on leaving the Cunard pier, only said: "We will consult about what is best to-morrow.
I don't consult a doctor for it, and never have, though I have a respect for medicine and doctors.
And did they consult about going to war with England?
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Reverend master," he said in a grave tone, "your renown has reached my ears, and I wish to consult you.
Troy set forth for the Head Office in Whitehall to consult the police on the question of the missing money.
Why don't you consult a doctor whose special employment is the treatment of the insane?
In this strait they sent a Deputation to a neighbouring tribe to consult the Oldest and Wisest Ape in All the World.