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 other real or virtual meeting, which enables them to renew contact and establish meaningful communication. (slang)

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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 — 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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