Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) be in contact with someone or bond with them
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connect with people/audience/client
To 'connect with someone' means to make contact with or to build a relationship with them in some meaningful way. You could 'connect with' a colleague who enjoys the same hobbies as you for example. You might 'connect with' a speech you heard that has had an impact on you. This is an idiomatic expression that is used in social and professional contexts.
Social Examples (Basic)
The actor'sability to connect with an audiencewas praised by reviewers.
Connecting with people is something that all politicians aspire to.
Professional Examples (Basic)
We need an advertising campaign that connects with our audience and spurs our target market into action.
We are very excited about this work as we have the opportunity to connect our work with other companies that are top of their field.
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