be with (one)

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be with (one)

1. To be following along with and understanding what someone is saying. Whoa, slow down, I'm not with you on this. Can you start over from the beginning?
2. To share the same views as someone else. I'm sorry, but I'm with the boss on this one—your plan is just way too risky.
3. To attend to a customer. Have a seat, and I'll be with you in just a minute.

be ˈwith somebody

(informal)
1 understand what somebody is saying or explaining: I’m sorry, but I’m not with you. What exactly did you mean by ‘cut and paste’?‘Are you with me?’ ‘No, you’ve lost me. Can you explain it again?’
2 be in support of or agreement with somebody: ‘What do you think, Jonathan?’ ‘I’m with Sarah on this.’
3 used to ask a customer, etc. to wait for a short time: I’m just serving this lady. I’ll be with you in a minute.
See also: somebody
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But now I am with someone whom it would be sensible to have a kid with, we're content and don't want to.
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When I am with someone I want to be single again to get out and enjoy myself (I am a bit of a flirt) and when I'm single I want to find "the right woman" to settle down with.