make contact with (someone or something)

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make contact with (someone or something)

1. To communicate with someone. Has anyone made contact with Grandma since the storm hit?
2. To touch someone or something. Be careful not to make contact with that plant—it's poison ivy. We have a massive leak because the construction crew made contact with a pipe while drilling in our basement.
3. To engage with an unknown entity for the first time. Do you think we'll ever make contact with intelligent life? The government strictly forbids anyone from making contact with the indigenous tribe.
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FOOTBALL governing body Fifa has made contact with Cardiff City over the ongoing Emiliano Sala PS15m transfer fee dispute with Nantes.
WOLVES have made contact with Napoli over midfielder Amadou Diawara, the Birmingham Mail understands.
It knocked him off balance and he made contact with the kerb and lost control of his bike, leading to him being thrown in the air and landing 20 feet away.
A Japanese drummer who was reported missing after failing to turn up for a concert at G-Livei nGuildfordhas made contact with his family.
If Devers' glove had made contact with the ball, the umpires would have had to determine the runners' position at the point when the glove made contact with the ball.
Two days after the photograph was taken, the ARA San Juan made contact with land for the last time.
SPO1 Wilmer Privado, of the San Mateo Municipal Police Station, said the police had been analyzing the CCTV footage, furnished by Puregold branch in Banaba in San Mateo, and all factors indicate that the victim, Frenil Bautista, did not even made contact with Tejada's live-in partner May Jana Malilin.
TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 40 people were injured on Tuesday after a high-speed train made contact with an unoccupied parked train outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to official with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.
Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, both from South Shields, have not made contact with their families since.
Police made contact with the named individual in the post and they were found to be elsewhere in the country and had no knowledge of the threat.
"She started kicking out at Ms Patterson in the stomach area (and) made contact with her face a couple of times."
Ian Long, 41, was last seen by his sister at an address on Honeysuckle Road in Hesketh Bank on Tuesday September 5 2014 but has not made contact with family members since.
The keeper pulled his arms away but his body made contact with Suarez (above).
It broke and made contact with the spectacles she was wearing.
Summary: Saracens have confirmed they have made contact with Gavin Henson as a possible solution to their potential problem at fly-half.