confer with (one)

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confer with (one)

To discuss or consult with one (about something). I need to confer with you on the candidates we've interviewed so far—are you free this afternoon? I wish you would confer with me before making such a big decision.
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confer with someone

(about someone or something) Go to confer on someone or something (with someone)
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I was making decisions on my own and couldn't confer with somebody. It's hard enough with two parents, raising kids, but raising two of them alone was very difficult."