make contact with (someone or something)

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make contact with (someone or something)

1. To communicate with someone. Has anyone made contact with Grandma since the storm hit?
2. To touch someone or something. Be careful not to make contact with that plant—it's poison ivy. We have a massive leak because the construction crew made contact with a pipe while drilling in our basement.
3. To engage with an unknown entity for the first time. Do you think we'll ever make contact with intelligent life? The government strictly forbids anyone from making contact with the indigenous tribe.
See also: contact, make
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He made contact with one station, but communications were difficult and impossible to understand.
Mr Aylett said: "The prosecuhe tion suggest that, by the time that Stefano Brizzi and Gordon Semple made contact with one another, Brizzi would seem to have been in a fractious mood.
We have made contact with one of the families, and are working to hand over the corpse to the deceased's uncle who lives here.
I wasn't immediately aware of what happened, but as soon as I found out I made contact with one of his closest friends to pass on my best wishes and to let the family know they were in my thoughts and prayers.
Mr Mills said: "The spittle made contact with one of the officers, hitting him on the face,'' Kirklees magistrates heard that there were several drunk and disorderly offences on Halsall's record.
Early Thursday afternoon, detectives were told that one of the victims had made contact with one of the suspects, who was in possession of her stolen cell phone.
Once we made contact with one organisation we found they could put us in touch with plenty of others.
Pierre made contact with one of his friends in Haiti by phone Tuesday night.
In April of 2009, two uniformed deputies of the Okaloosa, Florida Sheriff's Office made contact with one Joshua Cartwright, 28, in the dirt parking lot of the the Shoal River Sporting Clays gun club in Crestview.
There was a terrible thud as the 6ft 6in lock made contact with one of the new screens, immediately prompting a 'Mind your head, Brad' from a smiling Martyn Williams nearby.
The cricket then approached the whip spider apparently undetected from behind and made contact with one of its antenniform legs.
We have made contact with one or two others in the system and we will invite them down to train with us this week to have a look at them.
I have recently made contact with one and would like to have information about the other.
It was quite innocuous, we've watched it in slow-motion, on video, and it appears as if he made contact with one of the Worcester lads in mid-air.