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.
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connect (with someone)

in. to meet someone; to talk to someone on the telephone. We connected over a drink and discussed the matter fully.
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They may be a guiding light encouraging you to connect with someone or to take notice of an opportunity.
One thing's for sure: You guys love to chat, but the best place to connect with someone is away from all electronic distractions.
When we connect with someone, the story actually evokes a strong brain response while statistics, graphs and bullet points do not.
If I don't connect with someone, I'm not able to make music with them, either.
When I want to connect with someone that I do not know personally, but I know of them or have reason to think we should be connected, I often ask a mutual connection for an introduction.
In other words, the rules are different when lawyers or their agents seek to connect with someone online via a social network in order to view posts that can only be viewed by a person's connections or "friends."
While the actor was staying fairly tight-lipped about Derek's possible Season 4 romances, he said that "the audience gets to learn more about London and Jamie, and in the context of how their lives overlap with Devils Arena and how that overlaps with Derek's and everyone else." Plus, he mentioned that "the ability to just connect with someone on a level that not very many people can understand" is the basis of "any friendship," which is essentially what his scene with London showed.
Want to connect with someone who's not in your current network?
In other words, the rules are different when lawyers or their agents seek to connect with someone online via a social network in order to view posts that can only be viewed by a person's connections or "friends."<br />But what happens when law enforcement officers seek to do the same thing obtain social media evidence that can only be accessed behind a privacy wall?
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.