word with

*word with someone (about something)

a chance to talk to someone about something, usually briefly. (*Typically: get ~; get in ~; have ~.) Can I have a word with you about your report?
See also: word
References in classic literature ?
That seems descriptive enough, but still it is not exact enough for a German; so he precedes the word with that article which indicates that the creature to follow is feminine, and writes it down thus: "die Engla"nderinn,"--which means "the she-Englishwoman.
The single most important characteristic of a word network is its span, a measure of its extent The minimum number of steps needed to join one word with another (four, from URDU to MYNA) can be calculated for every pair of words in the network; the span is the maximum value of these numbers, characterizing the most distant word pair in the network.
Children often use visual patterns and cues in the early stages of learning to read, as in recognizing dog as a small word with a tail on its last letter, just as a real-life dog sports a tail on its end.
For the recognition task the same 20 words with some 30 options were presented to the students as a matching task and they were asked to match each word with a proper equivalent.
In this light, that portion of Norm Two seems to be saying, "translate every word with the closest corresponding word, having due regard to the larger passage.
We conclude the Liturgy of the Word with a profession of faith, a claiming of those memories that bind us together and make us one people.
The Arabic word thereby becomes a word with a tendency (functional and dynamic).
It often involves replacing a short, clear, precise word with four or five fuzzy words.
The idea is that authors have certain habits, maybe even laid down as neural pathways, that predispose them to pair one word with another," he says.
Additional approaches are to provide a synonym or antonym for the new word or use the new word with a related appositive.
Perhaps after our session of reading we might carry a pertinent word with us to make that word the basis of our night prayer or prayer during the day.
Among the same adults, no comparable pattern of memory enhancement and impairment appeared for all-neutral-noun lists that contained a single word in a different font or one word with a meaning unrelated to that of any of the other words.
Such opportunities for repeated exposure to a word are important since acquisition of word knowledge falls on a continuum from total lack of knowledge, to a vague sense of what the word means when it appears in a supportive context, to a rich understanding of the word with the ability to use it comfortably in speaking and writing (Calfee & Drum, 1986: Dale, 1965).
comparing the written word with that contained in the basal spelling textbook.
Like the angel, we greet Mary because she did not resist God's word, but accepted the word with the humility of a servant girl.