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meet with

Meaning: to get a certain reaction or response, either positive or negative

For example:

  • meet with sth His next movie met with much greater success than his first, and it even set box-office records in several countries.

  • meet with sth The government's plan to reform the health care system has met with strong opposition from private companies that profit from the current system.

Nouns often used as objects with
meet with: success, approval, acclaim; opposition, criticism, resistance

Quick Quiz:

We're hoping our plans to expand the company's business will meet with the board of directors'
  1. approval
  2. opposition
  3. resistance

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