fix (someone or something) with (someone or something)

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fix (someone or something) with (someone or something)

1. To apologize or otherwise attempt to repair a relationship with someone. I don't know if I'll be able to fix things with Kaitlin—she is just furious with me right now.
2. To get someone's permission or approval for something. If you can fix it with my Mom, then I'll definitely come with you.
3. To give someone or something a certain kind of look (which is stated after "with"). He fixed me with a gaze, and I found myself mesmerized by what he was saying.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fix something with someone

1. to get someone's agreement or permission for something. Don't worry, I'll fix it with your boss. Can you fix things with my brother? He doesn't want me to do this.
2. to apologize or make amends to someone for something. She is upset at you, but you can fix it with her, I'm sure. I will fix it with her. Don't worry.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fix with

To gaze intently at someone or something in a particular way: I fixed the guard with a long stare.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
He came to a dead stop, a yard from our step, and, leaning up against the railings, and selecting a straw to chew, fixed us with his eye.
THE large black bear fixed us with a beady look and sniffed the air inquisitively as we froze to the spot about 20 feet from where he was tearing apart a large salmon.
But when asked what it would mean to him if he guided Scotland to the World Cup, Smith fixed us with his steely glare and said: "We are a bit away from that."
The next day we were sitting outside the tent nursing the mother of all hangovers when this long-haired freak shambled over, covered in mud (quite where he got that from we never knew as it was 96 degrees in the shade) and fixed us with a wonky eye.
We took an air-boat ride across black lagoons surrounded by creepy mangrove trees hung with moss while huge alligators fixed us with beady eyes.