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*in touch(with someone)
1. Fig. in contact with someone by letter or telephone. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; keep ~.) I tried to get in touch with her, but she never answered her phone. I just couldn't seem to get in touch.
2. Fig. [of oneself] having self-knowledge. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) I need to get in touch with myself and the way I really feel about things. She needs to try more to be in touch with herself and her feelings.
in touch (with somebody)
in communication with someone I'm sorry we haven't been in touch over the past few years. We stay in close touch with the New York office. How can I get in touch with your sister?Opposite of: out of touch (with somebody)
Usage notes: usually used with the verbs be, keep, stay, and get, as in the examples
in touch (with something)
having recent knowledge about something I try to keep in touch with the latest developments in the music scene. A president must stay in touch to know what citizens want or need.Opposite of: out of touch (with something)
1. Aware of the latest developments, as in current events or an area of interest.
2. Able to appreciate or understand the concerns or difficulties of others.
3. Able to be contacted, as by telephone or e-mail: I will be in touch by phone after I arrive at the hotel.