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1

To result; end up.

This is .....to be a month for seeing old friends. I got an email a couple of weeks ago from an old friend from graduate school.

I had hoped our first meeting would turn out better.

2

сто лет

She and her family are visiting L.A. for a week. They plan to see family and to visit old friends. Since she moved out of the country, I hadn't seen her ......

in ages

3

C нетерпением жду

They plan to see family and to visit old friends. Since she moved out of the country, I hadn't seen her in ages. ...... her new kids and seeing her
again.

I'm looking forward to meeting her

4

To pay a brief, informal visit.

Another old friend called this week. She and I were buddies in our undergraduate days. She plans to ..... L.A. on her way to San Francisco.

I'll swing by later if I can clock off early.

5

To reserve a period of time to do something.

Another old friend called this week. She and I were buddies in our undergraduate days. She plans to swing by L.A. on her way to San Francisco. We've made plans to have lunch. She works in Washington D.C. as a political advisor and is usually very busy. I'm glad she could ...... for us to get together.

Let's make time next week to meet again.

6

In contact, or in communication.

When we say good-bye to our friends, we always hope to ......

Let's stay in touch.
I'm not reachable over the weekend, but I'll be in touch early in the week.
How can I get in touch with her? It's urgent.
Don't be a stranger. Keep in touch.

7

за текучкой

When we say good-bye to our friends, we always hope to keep in touch. But, what ......, it's sometimes hard to do.

With this or that

8

потерять контакт

When we say good-bye to our friends, we always hope to keep in touch. But, what with this and that, it's sometimes hard to do. With friends that I've ......, it's sometimes hard to meet up again and pick up where we left off.

fallen out of touch with

9

In a lifestyle, employment position, or other set of circumstances where the rapid pace is exciting, frantic, or risky

We've both moved on to a different phase in our lives. Some of my old friends have become very successful, living ...... .


For baby-boomer parents, life without kids often feels like suddenly slamming on the brakes after years in the fast lane.

10

To consult, visit, or communicate.

Some of my old friends have become very successful, living lives in the fast lane . Other friends are struggling along and are just making ends meet. But, no matter how they're doing, it's always nice to ..... again.

Touch base with your boss before you start work to make sure you understand the project.

11

To be brought up to date with news.

I'm really looking forward to seeing these old pals of mine and ..... after all this time.

To be brought up to date with news.

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