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What is the difference between " meet" and " meet with"? Please let me know what the difference between " meet" and " meet with" is. Thank you!
Oct 31, 2016 11:52 AM
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We use 'meet' for planned social situations, as in 'I always meet my friends for a drink on Fridays'. We also use 'meet' for chance meetings, as in 'Guess who I met on the bus yesterday?' 'Meet with' is only usually used for arranged meetings with a person/people in a formal or business context e.g. 'The CEO is going to meet with the shareholders tomorrow.'
October 31, 2016
When talking about people, you can always just use "meet". This can be used when you meet someone unexpectedly or you had planned to meet in advance. You can only use "meet with" for the second meaning. I personally only ever use "meet" but in business situations, "meet with" might sound better.
October 31, 2016
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