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make contact

This page is about the collocation make contact

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to contact a person or an organisation

For example

  • With all these social media websites, making contact with old friends has never been easier.

  • After I get there, I'll make contact with a number of local trading companies.

Note:
Similar collocations include "get in touch" and "get in contact". A related collocation is "make eye contact", which means to look someone in the eye.

Quick Quiz

A tourist made contact with her embassy from the jungle. She

a. went to visit her embassy

b. spoke to someone at her embassy

c. tried to find contact details for her embassy

Contributor: Matt Errey