touch base with

touch base (with someone)

To contact someone to receive an update from them. Often followed by "with (someone)." I was just calling to touch base. It had been a few weeks since we'd spoken, and I was wondering how you were doing. Will you please touch base with the marketing team and find out how they're progressing?
See also: base, touch

touch base with

Make contact or renew communications with, as in I'll try to touch base with you when I'm in Ohio, or The candidate touched base with every ethnic group in the city. This idiom comes from baseball, where a runner must touch each base without being tagged before a run can be scored.
See also: base, touch
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Summary: The exhibition has become a popular event for Indian investors to touch base with Dubai real estate
Rather, you need to touch base with them and meet with them personally so that you can better discuss their concerns,' he said in an interview.
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A judicious businessperson will consistently find out approaches and techniques to touch base with a maximum number of customers without spending money prodigally.
I know these subjects may not sell magazines from the stands, but the content may touch base with some loyal readers, and may even catch the eye of a few new ones.
One solicitor told the Irish Daily Mirror he had a number of clients touch base with him over the letters.
The university's director of sport Zena Wooldridge said: "It's exciting to be able to offer the opportunity for young people to touch base with the Jamaican team.
and Pakistani officials, he said, was an important opportunity to touch base with Pakistan to ensure that this civilian assistance continues and to look at our priorities and make sure that they match Pakistans.
Mai had recently developed the page in order to interact and touch base with her fans around the world.
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The official reason for Umaga being in Britain visiting his brother in Coventry and decided to touch base with his ex-Wellington team-mates Jason Spice and Filo Tiatia who are both playing at the Ospreys.
Providing a remarkable and vivid account of Nen's family and friends, loved ones, and those close, White Tree portrays Nen and details her most personal intricacies, as well as those in missing her, however never does touch base with the actual enigmatic character of Nen.
Cherney recommends if a student is interested in working as a Federal employee for SDDC, or any other Federal agency, to first touch base with their school's guidance counselor.
kind of get rejuvenated, kind of touch base with the American heartland,'' he said.
I don't like that, but I will be making a trip down there in a month or two to touch base with them.