connect with someone

connect (up) with (someone or something)

1. To have a positive or meaningful connection with someone, often quickly. I just don't connect with those people—I doubt we have anything in common. I connected with Ashley immediately, and we've been best friends ever since.
2. To communicate with someone. I've been having a hard time connecting with Stephanie, since she's been out of the office every time I've tried to call her.
3. To form a relationship or a group. I'm sure you'll be able to connect with other photography enthusiasts in your new town.
See also: connect

connect (with someone)

in. to meet someone; to talk to someone on the telephone. We connected over a drink and discussed the matter fully.
See also: connect, someone
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Get some exercise, spend time with a pet, connect with someone you care about in-person, or do something kind for someone else.
The video is about how you connect with someone, your eye contact, your hand gestures," adds Wheater.
While providing all the aesthetic of mid-1990s queer culture, and satisfying all physical urges while morphing between man and woman, Paul's shallowness masks deep feelings of isolation and yearning to connect with someone.
IT'S a great thing when you connect with someone on more than a transient, polite for the sake of it level.
adults would find it valuable to easily connect with someone with a healthcare background (e.
In contrast, Cyrus said her music is not about herself at all but about trying to connect with someone through her work and story.
If I'm going to connect with someone far better known than I am, I need to give them a very good reason.
We all have those moments, but when you can connect with someone through a song, it's really powerful.
I bet the majority of people you see are using a device to talk, text, tweet, or connect with someone else.
Did you connect with someone in your specialty and find that you had much more in common than you had known or expected?
That's important because it gives job seekers, especially those just starting out, a chance to connect with someone working in the industry in a genuine, individual way.
Complaining is unappealing and others may not want to connect with someone that is constantly focusing on the negative.
A young mother with MS, for example, may want to connect with another young mother; a single Latino man, perhaps, wants to connect with someone of similar background.