touch base (to)

 Consult with casually (baseball).
 See also run by.
 ► “Instead of being bottled up in offices, the new vice presidents walk the hallways and touch base constantly with what is going on.” (HR Magazine, Jan. 1995, p. 84)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • touch base — ► to talk with someone for a short time: »He wants to touch base on some of the significant items that we ve been dealing with. Main Entry: ↑touch …   Financial and business terms

  • touch base — (with (someone)) to talk briefly to someone. I ll touch base with him later today to tell him about the meeting …   New idioms dictionary

  • touch base — If you touch base with someone, you contact them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • touch base — ► touch base informal, chiefly N. Amer. briefly make or renew contact. Main Entry: ↑base …   English terms dictionary

  • touch base — verb establish communication with someone did you finally connect with your long lost cousin? • Syn: ↑get in touch, ↑connect • Derivationally related forms: ↑connection (for: ↑connect), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • touch base —    If you touch base with someone, you contact them.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you touch base with someone, you make contact or renew communication with them.     I ll try to touch base with you next week in London …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • touch base — verb a) To touch a base, usually with a foot but sometimes with a hand. Touch base with your boss before you start work to make sure you understand the project. b) (derived from the baseball term) To consult, visit, or communicate …   Wiktionary

  • touch base — v. A naughty sounding gem, to touch base is simply a request to meet again to discuss the current status of a project or task. Rebecca, I would like to touch base with you later to discuss the Smith account. You gotta think this one leads to a… …   Business English jargon and slang

  • touch base — Gen Mgt to make contact with a person or group after a time of absence. To touch base is important for teleworkers, homeworkers, or sales representatives who work away from a main office. They may touch base by taking part in a team briefing or… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • touch base — contact again, keep in touch    Touch base with me in a month or so. Call me about May 10 …   English idioms

  • touch base — phrasal to come in contact or communication < coming in from the cold to touch base with civilization Carla Hunt > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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