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consult (with) someone (about someone or something)

to ask someone about someone or something. Please consult with me about all your plans. You should consult the architect about your needs. Please consult with me first.
References in classic literature ?
For example, something must have occurred-- something quite unconnected with the state of your bodily health-- to frighten you about yourself, or you would never have come here to consult me.
Playmore's express request, to consult with me as to the future, and to enlighten me as to the past.
In this strait they sent a Deputation to a neighbouring tribe to consult the Oldest and Wisest Ape in All the World.
Fogg, however, did not reproach him; and, on leaving the Cunard pier, only said: "We will consult about what is best to-morrow.
After listening attentively to the whole adventure, the Fairy asked for time to consult her books.
But Oedipus, instructed by an oracle that he had reached his final resting-place, refuses to stir, and the stranger consents to go and consult the Elders of Colonus (the Chorus of the Play).