Meaning of MEET in English

MEET

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a board meeting

An emergency board meeting will have to be held.

a cabinet meeting

A cabinet meeting will consider the government's environmental policies.

a committee meeting

There's a committee meeting once a month.

a committee meets (= has a meeting )

The environmental health committee will meet again next Wednesday.

a council meeting

She had to attend a council meeting.

a meeting place

The club was a meeting place for musicians.

a prayer meeting (= meeting at which people pray together )

a staff meeting

On Wednesdays there’s our weekly staff meeting.

a team meeting

Hold team meetings to discuss problems.

address a meeting/conference etc

He addressed an audience of 10,000 supporters.

an emergency meeting (= a meeting that is arranged quickly to discuss a very serious situation )

The cabinet held an emergency meeting earlier today.

an urgent meeting

Health chiefs have called an urgent meeting to discuss the problem.

annual report/meeting/conference

bathroom/dining room/meeting room etc

the doctor’s waiting room

chance meeting/encounter/event etc

A chance meeting with a journalist changed everything.

closed meeting

a closed meeting

comply with/meet/conform to regulations

Hotel kitchens must comply with these regulations.

face/tackle/meet sth head-on

The police are trying to tackle car crime head-on.

honour/meet a commitment (= do what you promised to do )

Will they honour their commitment to a ceasefire?

impromptu speech/party/meeting etc

The band gave an impromptu concert.

meet a challenge (= deal with one )

Here are a few tips to help you meet the challenges of university life.

meet a deadline (= finish something by a deadline )

Everyone's working extremely hard to meet the deadline.

meet a fate

The beautiful old building met a sad fate when it was sold off to property developers.

meet a requirement (= have or do what is needed )

We finally found a house that seemed to meet all of our requirements.

meet a target (= achieve what you want to achieve )

The government wants to meet its target of building three million new homes by 2020.

meet a threat (= deal with it )

We must transform our armed forces to meet emerging threats.

meet sb's objections (= change something so that someone will no longer object )

He altered the plans to meet the objections of community leaders.

meet sb’s gaze (= look at someone who is looking at you )

He said nothing, but met her gaze.

meet sb’s stare (= look back at them )

Alan met Susan’s outraged stare calmly.

meet up for a chat

Sometimes we go to the cinema or just meet up for a chat.

meet with a positive etc response (= get it )

The change met with a mixed response from employees.

meet with a warm etc reception formal

They met with a chilly reception from my mother.

meet (with) criticism (= be criticized )

His theory met with harsh criticism from colleagues.

meet (with) opposition/run into opposition (= face opposition )

A new tax would meet a lot of opposition.

The Bill ran into opposition in the House of Lords.

meet (with) resistance ( also encounter resistance formal ) (= be resisted )

Attempts to modify the curriculum have met with strong resistance in many colleges.

The troops advanced swiftly, encountering only minor resistance.

meet with sb’s approval

This type of dancing does not meet with their approval.

meet with success (= be successful )

We are disappointed that this round of negotiations has not met with success.

meet your death formal (= die )

He met his death tragically while on holiday in Greece.

meet your doom (= die in an unpleasant way )

At the end of the movie, the bad guys met their doom.

meet/bear the cost of sth (= pay for something, especially with difficulty )

His family were unable to meet the cost of his operation.

meet/face your nemesis

In the final he will meet his old nemesis, Roger Federer.

meet/fulfil/honour an obligation (= do something that you have a duty to do )

The company has been unable to meet its financial obligations.

All member states must fulfil their obligations according to the EC treaty.

The government failed to honour its obligations under the terms of the agreement.

meet/greet sth with laughter (= react to something by laughing )

Her remarks were greeted with mocking laughter.

meeting place

The pub is a popular meeting place for local teenagers.

meeting...repayments? (= paying )

Do you worry about meeting your loan repayments?

meet/keep up the payments (on sth) (= be able to make regular payments )

He was having trouble meeting the interest payments.

meet/live up to your ideals (= be as good as you think something should be )

The regime is not living up to its supposed democratic ideals.

meet/reach a standard

Many food businesses fail to meet basic standards of hygiene.

meet/satisfy demand (= supply as much as people need or want )

There are reports that the company cannot produce enough to meet demand.

meet/satisfy/fulfil a condition (= do what has been agreed )

In order to get a state pension, you must satisfy certain conditions.

meet/satisfy/fulfil the criteria

Does your experience meet the criteria for the job?

met...specifications

The bolts met all the engineering specifications .

race meeting

reach/meet an objective (= achieve an objective )

We need to control spending in order to meet our financial objectives.

revival meeting

round-table discussion/meeting/talks

summit meeting

a five-nation summit meeting

swap meet

tailor sth to meet/suit sb’s needs/requirements

The classes are tailored to suit learners’ needs.

the cabinet meets

The cabinet will meet again on April 30th.

town meeting

track meet

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

again

Anyway, as I said, we won't be meeting again .

We agreed to meet again later.

The judges meet again on Tuesday, 7 November to choose the winner of the Booker Prize 2000.

On the day of her departure Weston suggests that they may meet again and asks if that would please her.

When the counsellors were ready, they met again with the king and agreed their proposals.

Monetary authorities of those nations are expected to meet again around Jan. 20.

She did not imagine that they would ever meet again .

We arrange to meet again after the concert to share another taxi back to the hotel.

ever

His son-in-law was the least spontaneous person he'd ever met .

He was the most ingenious fisherman, the most resourceful craftsman, and the most competent sailor whom I had ever met .

She is the least self-conscious creature I have ever met .

He was one of the most supremely stupid men I have ever met .

If two men ever met , there would be an almighty, violent battle.

If she went to Milan this might be the last time they would ever meet .

Nor did Bo ever meet his superior, who passed him messages through an intermediary.

never

I never met Joe in terms of no energy.

I had never met Uncle Willie.

When they disobeyed they were transformed into pillars of rock and placed where they could see each other but never meet .

Some one calculatingly vicious enough to mail death to people he had never met .

They had heard of Oyston, who had originally been contacted as a cold call, but they had never met him.

I've never met a single one who didn't migrate here for work.

Previously, Euclidean geometry had stated that parallel lines never meet .

He had an agent, but they had never met .

■ NOUN

board

A final decision is expected at next month's board meeting .

Peter Peterson, the president of Lehman, came out t6 a Harvester board meeting to express his distaste.

The Conservative parliamentary selection board meets three or four times a year.

First, the board of directors must meet and vote to pay a dividend oniy the board has this power.

The ferries' board of directors meets tomorrow.

The board meeting next Wednesday will be the big test.

Remember when Wilkinson hit that rough spot in the board meeting ?

challenge

He met this challenge by manufacturing a sense of drama through his theatrical style of rule and through his ambitious policies.

However, meeting these kinds of challenges develops your creativity and positions you well for the job market of the future.

Clearly those who run the global economy consider success in that area the prerequisite to meeting all other challenges .

How then do these two books meet the challenges imposed by essentially complex legislation?

The president, Arista, Bustamante, and other leaders in the field displayed great energy and vigor in meeting these challenges .

chance

This was a great chance to meet the family.

A chance meeting the group had with Sen.

Then five years ago, by chance I met another women at a trade conference.

He was black, traveling in a white world, and the chances to meet other gay men were limited.

But whatever age, Stow offers them the chance to meet up with old friends and catch up on the gossip.

Sixty selected filmmakers, out of 225 who applied, will get the chance to meet 40 visiting producers.

Its tip can stay alive and grow for many days, thereby increasing its chances of meeting a host.

I get a chance to meet the fans close up.

committee

Middlesbrough Council's policy and resources committee meets today to set the borough's tax level for 1992-3.

In the meantime, the House ethics committee will be meeting on punishment for Gingrich.

I trust you will bring the above comments to the attention of your committee when they meet to discuss this application.

Katherine having lunch with him after the management committee meeting last Wednesday.

All subject committees meet on the same day.

The Committee met to consider the Covenant on March 4, 1992.

cost

The theatre, which caters for touring companies, had a budget of £390,000 to meet its costs during this financial year.

The Trotskyist movement has long advocated a sliding scale of wages to meet the rising cost of living.

Individual member organisations meet the cost of their delegates.

Barnardo's had to draw £1.7 million from its reserves to meet costs .

It came with no endowment to meet the cost of conversion.

The company will meet launch costs of some £2.5 million.

The contractor is to meet the full cost .

Many families now rely on a joint income to meet their living costs .

council

But Council members began meeting in private the day before the full session.

As for the Bundesbank, its policy-making council meets Thursday.

But the pound will face another test on Thursday when the Bundesbank council meets .

The city council met , discussed the issue, and eventually voted to go ahead.

An announcement is made: The local tenants' council has a meeting planned for Friday.

I would, therefore, like to invite you to the next meeting of Nether Wyresdale Parish Council .

On August 1, the City Council met to name a city street after him.

criteria

Each of these users had to meet certain criteria .

But there are no major studies that meet scientific criteria about the comparative medicinal benefits of smoked marijuana.

We shall continue to meet the criteria laid down by the Department of Transport.

In the examples given above, only the handpump meets these criteria , but not completely.

He goes on to argue that the situational theory, the defence of established institutions, most closely meets these criteria .

Abele also will provide prospective buyers with e-mail updates of new listings that meet their criteria .

All the established associations are expected to meet the criteria , and so earn their members the right to call themselves organic.

To have your mortgage insurance canceled, you must prove you meet criteria designed to show you are not likely to default.

deadline

And you'd better get moving if you're going to meet the deadline .

Shapiro said the commission will meet its June deadline in reporting to Clinton on the issue of human cloning.

If you are unable to meet this deadline please let me know as soon as possible.

Nell is your colleague, and you suspect she has never met a deadline in her life.

This makes it highly unlikely that the council will be able to meet the three-month deadline on any site.

Their work can be stressful, as they attempt to schedule work to meet deadlines .

Working under pressure to meet a deadline had a motivating effect.

Most work at least 40 hours a week and may work much longer on occasion to meet project deadlines .

demand

The characteristic townsmen worked at a craft to meet purely local demands .

Minimum operating levels are stockpiles of crude and refined products held by refiners that are considered adequate to meet average seasonal demand .

I wonder if my pension will be increased to meet some of these demands ?

Education, training and skills development is another way in which the government attempts to meet demands for labour.

Booksellers are in the vanguard and many of them simply can not get enough books to meet demand .

Only 17 forces have met Sir William's demand that they train staff fully in racial awareness and cultural diversity.

The fact is no government can meet the insatiable demand for ever more sophisticated medical technology by an ageing population.

The council spokesman also said there were not enough professional caterers in the area to meet demand .

end

A more violent end meets an earlier pretender to verse, suitably violent as befits the rebel Jack Cade.

At the end of the meeting she repeated her Big Promise.

Many also have second or third jobs to make ends meet .

Though near the top of her earning potential, she said she is forced to work extra jobs to make ends meet .

That should be on the national Exchequer, not on those locally who are trying to make ends meet .

To make ends meet , she works for a travel company and makes dumplings for a cafeteria.

In the end Frank and I met of our own volition.

At the end of the meeting Juanita told the woman about a sales contest promoting a new car polish in her region.

friend

We met through mutual friends a couple months ago, and we see each other most weekends.

Male speaker I've been juggling for about 5 months and it's a good place to meet new friends .

Through the Pattens, Joe met many new friends , some highly influential, others merely famous.

Perhaps you are going on an outing or meeting a friend .

I have met all his friends , and I worked on his archives for six years.

Although this particular occasion was rather marred by our mishap it was great to meet old friends again.

gaze

She forced herself to meet his gaze .

Jack looked down, afraid to meet his gaze .

She sat at our feet in perfect composure, head high, her eyes never meeting my gaze .

She was tense, almost afraid to breathe, almost afraid to meet his gaze .

When Byrne looked back, Stephen could not meet his gaze .

She said nothing, but she met his gaze fully and did not veil her own.

She met his determined gaze and knew that avoiding him wasn't going to be easy.

goal

But few states are meeting that goal .

Create a list of clear tactics describing exactly how you plan to meet these goals .

From this perspective law should be viewed as an instrument for meeting certain social goals .

The Navy realized several years ago that several high-tech fields were not meeting recruitment and retention goals , he added.

Here is how to make sure your home meets these goals .

And perhaps unsurprisingly, substantial investors were more optimistic about their ability to maintain their standard or living and meet financial goals .

Crooked veins bulge in his hulking neck as his tongue strains to meet its goal .

The executives' pay is based on corporate performance, meeting business goals and stock price, a spokesman said.

need

The project provides a control and information system that meets the needs of the Barcelona company for the foreseeable future.

Decisions about the development of a local community should reflect local preferences and meet local needs .

It should be designed to meet the readers' needs and to solve their problems.

One of its major components is a comprehensive library media program designed to meet their needs .

Assessments are about finding out what kinds of needs people have and what services would best meet those needs.

That would belie the complexity of using power and influence flexibly to meet the needs of each situation.

The problem in meeting this need is not lack of resources, technologies or knowledge, but of political will and organisation.

Originally, the Programme supplemented existing central and local government schemes designed to meet special needs in urban areas.

objective

There is also general recognition that for many years prisons have failed to meet these objectives .

The range is 1.5 percent of base salary for meeting one or two objectives to 5 percent for five or more.

The difficult part - at least before creating the advertising itself - is to evolve a creative strategy to meet the objectives .

How does the actual cost compare with the planned cost for meeting the objective ?

Training is available in telephone skills, letter writing, handling meetings or presentations, to help you meet your business objectives .

General managers and top executives work to ensure that their organizations meet these objectives .

Successful bids by management-employee teams would also help to meet the competition objective by establishing independent, locally based companies.

Systematic implies that the steps which are taken to meet objectives should fit together as a cohesive whole.

obligation

Such personal guarantees become effective if and when the company itself can not meet its financial obligations .

To sustain the boomers while meeting its other obligations , the government will have to borrow vast amounts of money.

But Virgin executives are privately convinced that meeting this contractual obligation will be impossible because so many major issues remain unresolved.

All across the country I found promoters who were not willing to meet their contractual obligations .

Evidence suggests that some LEAs have been redistributing resources to meet their obligations under the 1981 Act.

N., meet our obligations and continue to spur real progress.

The latter will always heavily tilt the balance towards finally meeting one's obligations to the employer.

Short-term liquidity refers to the ability of the firm to meet its current obligations as they fall due.

opposition

The attempt to legitimise Renville met widespread opposition .

In each so-called cooperative the attention paid to social issues, work conditions, and community welfare was meeting strong opposition .

These are likely to meet with opposition on the grounds of spoiling favourite views.

Still the plan met intense opposition .

That met a lot of opposition from different sources.

The levy, which began on January 1, has met with fierce opposition from the trade unions.

Before they start down the court to meet the opposition , they warm up.

requirement

The proposed system is designed to meet these requirements , and will be altered in line with future developments.

It operates under exemptions that allow it to receive federal aid without meeting the same requirements as other states' programs.

This should be regarded as a prototyping system, primarily intended to meet the requirements of our microscopists.

Some applicants who meet the requirements are rejected because they write for the same market as an existing member.

Places that can not meet these new requirements by January 1991 may consequently lose a Crown.

The Truman Doctrine met that requirement .

It is also evolving rapidly to meet modern requirements .

Officials in Maine also rejected Reform Party petitions because they allegedly failed to meet state technical requirements .

standard

The containers meet current international standards , considered inadequate by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

But on another plane, there was a certain determined grumbling, a cranky insistence that they were not meeting their standards .

In return for meeting these standards the exchange has insulation from liability for negligence to specific persons.

The usual choice is a helmet that meets the safety standards for bicycles.

Issues hence no longer meet the high standards of credit quality required by the eurobond market.

The volunteer has to meet all relevant environmental standards , of course.

To meet these standards the worker needs total concentration and freedom from time pressure.

Patent applications must meet a higher legal standard to be granted and offer a different legal protection than do copyrights.

success

Much thought is required to smooth the path if this scheme hopes to meet with success .

But he met with little success .

So far, his efforts to set up a maintenance fund for Bemersyde have met with limited success .

I was involved, and I was meeting with success .

To date, many housing associations' rural ventures have not met with marked success .

Neither half of that balancing act has yet met with success .

Trials of interferon in viral disease have certainly met with some success .

Meanwhile, Jeffries and black leaders met with no success when they tried to subdue the rioters.

summit

The vice-president, in the heart of government in Washington, offered Mr Bush a deal and proposed an immediate summit meeting .

It was true that his schedule had not been designed with a surprise summit meeting in mind.

He said he hoped that the two countries would strengthen relations and hold a summit meeting at least once a year.

Eleven days later, Reagan arrived in Moscow for his second summit meeting in less than six months.

None the less, Monk and Coltrane devotees will savor this summit meeting .

On July 18, 1955, the summit meeting began.

This Summit meeting was supposed to solve critical issues facing the Lakers and Houston Rockets.

target

It is for the local management of the service to determine the most effective deployment of resources to meet performance targets .

I have to tell them that the only way we can meet our targets is an absolute freeze.

Headquarters motivates managers to meet targets in time-honoured style: carrot and stick.

Had they met this target then perhaps the Aids crisis would not have bitten so deeply.

The good news was that chief executive Crispin Davis insisted the company was on track to meet targets for 2002.

Forward sales for completion in the first half of this year are sufficient to meet internal targets , Mr Maunders said.

Officials calculated that the council would have to invest £500,000 per year to meet the target .

High offer ratios often reflect the relative difficulty of meeting the targets for a small number of fields.

week

I met Bob the first week I was at university.

Level One meets four days a week .

Parliament is due to meet this week .

Jim had been agonizing over the meeting all week .

Micheline sounded excited to hear from me and I was invited to the group's meeting a few weeks later.

Participants met once a week at Penny Scaggs' home or at one of several Austin churches.

They have the opportunity to do so when they meet next week , ironically in New Zealand.

■ VERB

attend

About 300 people attended a similar town meeting in Manchester earlier in the day.

In the past, McDougal has repeatedly denied that Clinton attended any such meeting .

Jean wanted to pick you up herself, but she had to attend a faculty meeting .

Fujimori is in Washington to attend an international meeting on small business lending and did not have an appointment with Clinton.

Vickie makes a note to raise the issue when she attends the management meeting .

After the client attends a meeting , the therapist should ask about his or her experience and reactions.

Those attending will meet with the city's lobbyists and attend a luncheon with Gov.

Robinson attended a meeting at which the developers held a presentation about their project for neighborhood residents.

fail

Belmont Bleaching and Dyeing has failed consistently to meet legal standards since 1988 but has not been prosecuted.

If any Government fails to meet either of these conditions then it will be replaced by another expected to meet both.

Also yesterday, Borland and Digital Equipment Corp. said earnings would fail to meet expectations.

Kinnock fails to meet them by a huge margin.

If a professor fails to meet his classes without a justifiable reason, his salary is accordingly reduced.

If a company fails to meet one of these it is excluded from the portfolio.

If we fail to meet any of these timescales we will pay you £5.00 for every complete day your supply is interrupted.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

(I'm) pleased to meet you

A forty-year-old actor with great presence warmly shakes William's hand Male lead Pleased to meet you.

However, Mrs Singh was pleased to meet her and generally liked all the teachers and what she saw.

I am so pleased to meet you.

We would be very pleased to meet you and feel sure that we can offer you an interesting and worthwhile programme.

(it's been) nice meeting/talking to you

come to/meet a sticky end

I can't help but think that it's an unfortunate custom to name children after people who come to sticky ends.

extraordinary meeting/session etc

Already he has called an extraordinary meeting of directors and supporters to discuss his radical new proposals.

And the Press Council called senior editors to the first extraordinary meeting convened in its twenty-seven-year history to discuss the matter.

The announcement came two hours before an extraordinary meeting of Bryant shareholders that had been expected to approve the merger with Beazer.

make ends meet

My mother had to work 12 hours a day in a factory just to make ends meet.

Old people on pensions are finding it hard to make ends meet.

With the car repairs, I just don't see how we're going to make ends meet this month.

As a small company of 15 boys we find it hard to make ends meet.

Non-college women with children struggling to make ends meet have a different agenda from that of single college-educated women with hot careers.

She is unemployed and depends upon benefits to make ends meet.

The most deprived sections of the population are finding it hard to make ends meet.

They had no machinery for making ends meet.

Though near the top of her earning potential, she said she is forced to work extra jobs to make ends meet.

To make ends meet, she works for a travel company and makes dumplings for a cafeteria.

What she saw around her in the neighborhood where we both grew up was divorce and the struggle to make ends meet.

meet your Waterloo

meet your maker

At last the father fell down on to the pavement completely exhausted and convinced he was going to meet his maker there and then.

I constantly sought cover from a host of opportunities to meet my Maker .

I guess Big Willie means for you to meet your Maker .

This, their last wish, was respected, and George and Joseph went to meet their maker hand in hand.

meeting of minds

Also there would be no meeting of minds in such a procedure.

But scriptwriter and narrator Indra Sinha said the video emphasised the meeting of minds as well as bodies.

He says that he hopes that there will be a meeting of minds on how to deal with traffic problems.

Only if I used the example of all mankind's progress towards Paradise was there any meeting of minds.

There was just no meeting of minds on the weapons issue.

There was no trust between them, no meeting of minds.

Why such a strange meeting of minds?

never the twain shall meet

Generally, the streetwise dealers work in a separate camp from the more educated types, and never the twain shall meet.

nice to meet you

Anna and William stand and shake hands formally Well, it was nice to meet you.

But... it's very nice to meet you.

It was nice to meet you.

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the meeting

The meeting was asked to address the problem of unemployment.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

"Doug, I'd like you to meet my mother." "Oh, pleased to meet you, Mrs Haggerty."

"Hello, my name is Alan." "Hi, Alan. My name's Cindy. Nice to meet you."

"How did you two meet ?" "We were on the same exchange program in Madrid."

Branford took us to meet a few of his colleagues.

Carol and I first met at university.

Dad said he'd meet our flight.

Dave, meet my brother Tom.

Did you ever get to meet her boyfriend?

Does the tap water meet government health standards?

Have you ever met his wife?

I'd met him a couple of times before.

I'd like you all to meet my girlfriend, Claudia.

I'll meet you outside the theatre at 7 o'clock.

I met him in the street, and we decided to go out for lunch.

I met Jill at the bus stop this morning.

I met this really nice lady on the bus yesterday.

I used to meet her every week to discuss my work.

I was met by a company representative at the bus station.

I was 15 years old when I met Andrew.

Janet and Pete first met at a mutual friend's cocktail party.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

It became a cozy, happy center of operations, but Alvin insisted on meeting people downstairs or somewhere else entirely.

Mr Freeman said he would come to the town after meeting an all-party delegation from the council in London.

Stuart had met Charlie during the winter.

The Doles met, she explained, at the end of his hospital stay for severe war injuries.

We checked out hundreds of hotels but only found thirty-five or forty that met the basic-facilities criteria.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

swap

Another athlete said he looked as if he shopped at a swap meet .

win

Since her recovery, she has won a major meet on the three-meter.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

(I'm) pleased to meet you

A forty-year-old actor with great presence warmly shakes William's hand Male lead Pleased to meet you.

However, Mrs Singh was pleased to meet her and generally liked all the teachers and what she saw.

I am so pleased to meet you.

We would be very pleased to meet you and feel sure that we can offer you an interesting and worthwhile programme.

(it's been) nice meeting/talking to you

come to/meet a sticky end

I can't help but think that it's an unfortunate custom to name children after people who come to sticky ends.

extraordinary meeting/session etc

Already he has called an extraordinary meeting of directors and supporters to discuss his radical new proposals.

And the Press Council called senior editors to the first extraordinary meeting convened in its twenty-seven-year history to discuss the matter.

The announcement came two hours before an extraordinary meeting of Bryant shareholders that had been expected to approve the merger with Beazer.

make ends meet

My mother had to work 12 hours a day in a factory just to make ends meet.

Old people on pensions are finding it hard to make ends meet.

With the car repairs, I just don't see how we're going to make ends meet this month.

As a small company of 15 boys we find it hard to make ends meet.

Non-college women with children struggling to make ends meet have a different agenda from that of single college-educated women with hot careers.

She is unemployed and depends upon benefits to make ends meet.

The most deprived sections of the population are finding it hard to make ends meet.

They had no machinery for making ends meet.

Though near the top of her earning potential, she said she is forced to work extra jobs to make ends meet.

To make ends meet, she works for a travel company and makes dumplings for a cafeteria.

What she saw around her in the neighborhood where we both grew up was divorce and the struggle to make ends meet.

make the meeting/the party/Tuesday etc

meet your Waterloo

meet your maker

At last the father fell down on to the pavement completely exhausted and convinced he was going to meet his maker there and then.

I constantly sought cover from a host of opportunities to meet my Maker .

I guess Big Willie means for you to meet your Maker .

This, their last wish, was respected, and George and Joseph went to meet their maker hand in hand.

meeting of minds

Also there would be no meeting of minds in such a procedure.

But scriptwriter and narrator Indra Sinha said the video emphasised the meeting of minds as well as bodies.

He says that he hopes that there will be a meeting of minds on how to deal with traffic problems.

Only if I used the example of all mankind's progress towards Paradise was there any meeting of minds.

There was just no meeting of minds on the weapons issue.

There was no trust between them, no meeting of minds.

Why such a strange meeting of minds?

never the twain shall meet

Generally, the streetwise dealers work in a separate camp from the more educated types, and never the twain shall meet.

nice to meet you

Anna and William stand and shake hands formally Well, it was nice to meet you.

But... it's very nice to meet you.

It was nice to meet you.

summon a meeting/conference etc

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EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a swim meet

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He had trained furiously for the meet and was crushed when the doctor informed him that it would be lunacy to participate.

It was there that Amelia saw her first Calilfornia air meet .

III. adjective

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

make ends meet

My mother had to work 12 hours a day in a factory just to make ends meet.

Old people on pensions are finding it hard to make ends meet.

With the car repairs, I just don't see how we're going to make ends meet this month.

As a small company of 15 boys we find it hard to make ends meet.

Non-college women with children struggling to make ends meet have a different agenda from that of single college-educated women with hot careers.

She is unemployed and depends upon benefits to make ends meet.

The most deprived sections of the population are finding it hard to make ends meet.

They had no machinery for making ends meet.

Though near the top of her earning potential, she said she is forced to work extra jobs to make ends meet.

To make ends meet, she works for a travel company and makes dumplings for a cafeteria.

What she saw around her in the neighborhood where we both grew up was divorce and the struggle to make ends meet.

make the meeting/the party/Tuesday etc

meet your Waterloo

meet your maker

At last the father fell down on to the pavement completely exhausted and convinced he was going to meet his maker there and then.

I constantly sought cover from a host of opportunities to meet my Maker .

I guess Big Willie means for you to meet your Maker .

This, their last wish, was respected, and George and Joseph went to meet their maker hand in hand.

meeting of minds

Also there would be no meeting of minds in such a procedure.

But scriptwriter and narrator Indra Sinha said the video emphasised the meeting of minds as well as bodies.

He says that he hopes that there will be a meeting of minds on how to deal with traffic problems.

Only if I used the example of all mankind's progress towards Paradise was there any meeting of minds.

There was just no meeting of minds on the weapons issue.

There was no trust between them, no meeting of minds.

Why such a strange meeting of minds?

never the twain shall meet

Generally, the streetwise dealers work in a separate camp from the more educated types, and never the twain shall meet.

summon a meeting/conference etc

the Met

the meeting

The meeting was asked to address the problem of unemployment.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.