connect (up) with (someone or something)

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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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

connect (up) with someone or something

1. to form an association with someone or a group. (The up is informal.) Let's connect up with some other people and form an organization through which we can express our views. We need to connect with like-minded people that can help us with our problems.
2. to meet with someone or a group; to communicate with someone or a group, especially over the telephone. I tried to connect up with Bob over the phone, but I could never reach him. We could not connect with the council to discuss these matters.
See also: connect
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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

connect (with something)

in. [for a batter] to hit a ball. He swung but didn’t connect with the ball.
See also: connect, something
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
She had come with a gentleman by the name of Gouvernail, connected with one of the daily papers, of whom nothing special could be said, except that he was observant and seemed quiet and inoffensive.
It was just an impulse, because the little building we were speaking of has been connected with one or two very disagreeable episodes.
She is connected with one Totski, Afanasy Ivanovitch, a man of considerable property, a director of companies, and so on, and a great friend of General Epanchin, who is interested in the same matters as he is."
A single EasyCard may only be connected with one bank account, according to an EasyCard representative.
The media has the potential to shape personality and change the way we perceive and understand the world and immediate reality.Around the world, students are being globally connected with one another via the internet.
And in the world of Welsh Cobs the family's Brynarth Stud boasted the oldest recorded blood line of Welsh Cob stallions, and was connected with one of the greatest of them all in Brenin Gwalia.
Customers are automatically connected with one of the contact centres when they call one of the 57 available local helpdesk numbers.
"I believe the guy on the track was connected with one of the dogs involved in the trouble at the bend as he only seemed interested in the welfare of a runner and certainly wasn't there to do anything untoward."
The power sources are installed in the rack and wired to the main power distribution panel so one easy connection allows all of the power sources to be connected with one primary power drop.
Do you have all their videos, or is your house full of memorabilia connected with one of the stars?
1.894-1(d)(2)(ii)(C)(1), a payment made to a foreign person who is related to the DRH, but is neither an RFIH nor a person whose losses and income can offset those of the RFIH (e.g., an unconsolidated foreign sister corporation), is deemed made to the RFIH if it meets two conditions: the payment is (1) deductible by the DRH and (2) connected with one or more transactions, the effect of which is to avoid the recharacterization rule.
Ziff Davis Internet senior vice president/general manager Jason Young said "digital newsletters deliver concise, strategic and timely information" and that the target audience needs "insight on the strategies, products and people connected with one of the most important technology companies of our time.
But is he connected with one of her clients, or could he be a blood relation?
Angie Cruz, in her debut novel Soledad, stresses the importance of staying connected with one's roots and culture.