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in touch

1. Maintaining contact with another person, especially at intervals so as to stay up to date with each other's lives. My old high school friends and I tried remaining in touch after we graduated, but we all started drifting apart once college got underway. Now, make sure you remain in touch, OK? I want to hear all about your time in Paris!
2. Abreast or aware of current happenings or trends. You really need to be in touch with what's happening on social media if you're going to be an effective reporter.
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*in touch

 (with someone)
1. Fig. in contact with someone by letter or telephone. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; keep ~.) I tried to get in touch with her, but she never answered her phone. I just couldn't seem to get in touch.
2. Fig. [of oneself] having self-knowledge. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) I need to get in touch with myself and the way I really feel about things. She needs to try more to be in touch with herself and her feelings.
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in touch

1. Aware of the latest developments, as in current events or an area of interest.
2. Able to appreciate or understand the concerns or difficulties of others.
3. Able to be contacted, as by telephone or e-mail: I will be in touch by phone after I arrive at the hotel.
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Extra patrols are taking place to reassure residents and I'd ask anyone who sees suspicious activity where they live to get in touch with police straight away so we can investigate.
In many Canadian movies, the young male hero sits in a bathtub with the mother figure nearby; in Touch of Pink it's Cary Grant in a bubble bath with Alim's mother present.
She encourages affection, spirituality and putting children in touch with the history of their families and ancestors.
INQ is known for bringing social applications to life on mobile by deeply integrating app functionality throughout the phone and delivering live streams to the home screen, making it easy to stay in touch with what friends and family are up to.
We're carrying out additional patrols to prevent offences from taking place and I'd ask anyone who sees any suspicious or unusual activity in their neighbourhood or who has information to get in touch with us.
It's time to get in touch with your dark side with the Momentum Pictures DVD release of hit cinema rockumentary Metal: A Headbanger's Journey.
I would be grateful if he could get in touch via the ECHO to get it back.