be with (one)

(redirected from be with her)

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
References in classic literature ?
No more of that, senor," said Sancho; "'let the hen live, even though it be with her pip; 'today for thee and to-morrow for me;' in these affairs of encounters and whacks one must not mind them, for he that falls to-day may get up to-morrow; unless indeed he chooses to lie in bed, I mean gives way to weakness and does not pluck up fresh spirit for fresh battles; let your worship get up now to receive Don Gregorio; for the household seems to be in a bustle, and no doubt he has come by this time;" and so it proved, for as soon as Don Gregorio and the renegade had given the viceroy an account of the voyage out and home, Don Gregorio, eager to see Ana Felix, came with the renegade to Don Antonio's house.