have (sexual) relations (with someone)

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have (sexual) relations (with someone)

To engage in sexual intercourse or activity (with someone); to have or be in a sexual relationship (with someone). As there was no hard evidence that Mr. Smith's ex-wife had sexual relations outside of marriage, the judge was obliged to uphold the prenuptial agreement during the divorce proceedings. I hear Jim got fired for having relations with his secretary.
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have relations with someone

Euph. to have sexual relations with someone. While engaged to Mary, he was having relations with at least two other women. She was having relations with one of her employees, which was strictly against policy.
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The rest, in becoming Pope, had to fear him, Rouen and the Spaniards excepted; the latter from their relationship and obligations, the former from his influence, the kingdom of France having relations with him.
He said in a press release Monday that Sudan looks forward to having relations with the US that are characterized by mutual respect, pointing the government observes the rights of non-Muslims and seeks to implement human justice as required by Islam.
TUNIS (TAP) - A Study on electoral mobilisation in Tunisia during the 2014 legislative election showed that the mobilised public is a partisan public or having relations of kinship or neighbourhood with one of the candidates.
Islamabad -- Following the National Action Plan (NAP), the federal government has completed all preparations and arrangement to initiate a crackdown against all those organizations having relations and links with banned outfit IS.
Numbers 5 has a law in which a husband who suspects his wife of having relations with another man can drag her before a priest, who makes her drink a cup of "bitter water.
There is only one reason for political party closures in Turkey, which is parties having relations with terrorist organizations.
Putting pictures of yourself on a publicly accessible forum in the hope of arranging an extra--marital bunk--up is as ridiculous as Hugh Grant trawling for a Hollywood hooker or Bill Clinton having relations with a White House intern.
The document shows that the Saudi embassy in Sana'a in a letter to the Saudi foreign minister has emphasized the necessity for having relations with the Yemeni parties and organizations and supporting them to fight against Iran's influence.
The paper then questioned if the IAA was being penetrated, accusing adviser Feras Nasir of having relations with terrorists and hinting that he was behind the fire.
The media has to be careful about every reported word if we are really keen on having relations between both countries, or between Egypt or any other country, going on and thriving.
I found out she had an email account and was sending pictures of herself and having relations online," Sarah told KATU.
There are no benefits in having relations or negotiations with the United States, except in certain specific cases," Khamenei told a gathering of Iranian diplomats.
I have also been charged with having relations with al-Jazeera English, German and American media, Radio France International and Voice of America.
Nobody has stopped us from having relations with any country in the world, but our political orientation should unwaveringly remain with the West.
We do not see ourselves as having relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) counties and not with the other side.