touch base


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Verb1.touch base - establish communication with someonetouch base - establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
connect - establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty"
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I just wanted to touch base on the "Respiratory Roundup" article by Christine Tubb that appeared in the December 2009 issue of MLO [pages 10-13].
Terms such as "singing from the same hymn sheet" have been in widespread use for some time but Office Angels' list included phrases such as "we need the right pin numbers" - "we need it to work"- and "let's touch base about this offline" - "let's meet face to face".
It is really a courtesy call to touch base with the team there and check that our system is running well and meeting guests' needs.
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.
The brushed stainless-steel kettle boils water faster than a microwave and is made with a cool touch base that can be safely placed on any surface.
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.
I don't like that, but I will be making a trip down there in a month or two to touch base with them.
Regroup with a new chick flick vid, and touch base with your ultra-emo side .
around (in the place of "about"), awesome, ballpark figure, basically, basis ("on a weekly basis" in place of "weekly" and so on), bear with me, between a rock and a hard place, blue sky (thinking), boggles the mind, bottom line, crack troops, diamond geezer (that's a new one to this American who hasn't been in England for years), epicentre (used incorrectly), glass half full (or half empty), going forward, I hear what you're saying, in terms of, it's not rocket science, literally, move the goal-posts, ongoing, prioritise, pushing the envelope, singing from the same hymn sheet, the fact of the matter is, thinking outside the box, to be honest, to be perfectly honest, touch base, up to (in place of "about"), and value-added (in general use).
Over the years, we'd touch base with Sid Gillman from time to time and would never go away without learning something intriguing about the game.