make contact with


: to touch (something)
The train's wheels should make contact with the track continuously.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web As officers attempted to make contact with him, shots were fired from inside the home, and one of them struck Barr, the chief said. Emma Tucker, CNN, 24 Apr. 2022 Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Winstrom said at a press conference that the taser did not make contact with Lyoya. Adam Sabes, Fox News, 22 Apr. 2022 According to the investigation, Harris did make contact with his lawyer. Eplunus Colvin, Arkansas Online, 29 Mar. 2022 Officers attempted to make contact with Davis and eventually entered the apartment, but he was gone, according to the news release. Dallas News, 15 Mar. 2022 The two would eventually make contact with other recreationists who happened to be in the area and were spotted by a search and rescue team surveying the area, bringing them back to safety. Adam Terro, The Arizona Republic, 19 Jan. 2022 Officers unsuccessfully tried to make contact with the man, who was inside the unit, and reported smelling the gas. Alex Riggins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Dec. 2021 Officers were able to make contact with one victim inside the store but believe there may be many others dating back several months. Carol Robinson |, al, 3 May 2023 Bristle Length Another important factor in choosing the right scalp brush for you is considering your hair density, which can determine how well a scalp massager is able to make contact with your hair. Cai Cramer, Peoplemag, 1 May 2023 See More

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“Make contact with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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