count with

count with (one)

To be significant to one. Thank you so much for your kind words—they really count with me.
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count with someone

to be important to someone. Your cooperation really counts with me. All my efforts do not count with her.
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References in classic literature ?
What a treasure that Dmitri is," added the count with a smile when the young man had departed.
Laura looked at the Count with her dislike for him appearing a little too plainly in her face.
The Census Bureau said the problems that occurred in 1990 might get worse if Congress, as it has threatened, forbade the bureau to supplement its count with estimates based on samples of the population.