Last edited by a moderator: Feb 13, It means: 1. That is the difference. DonnyB - moderator] In American English at least, "met" generally implies it was planned ahead of time. For example: "I met Stan when we had rooms near each other as university freshmen.
Their eyes met long enough for him to see the warning. She was finding it hard to meet his gaze. Her lips met mine. Definition and synonyms of meet from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Education. This is the British English definition of meet.
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An old word with new developments. Columbus had nothing to do with it. It's kept free of moss for centuries.
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You all would not have guessed some of these. Some imitative words are more surprising than others. How to use a word that literally drives some people nuts. Does one still use 'rencontrer'? Merci, Jean-Michel. I disagree with Pyan. I'm a native British English speaker and 'meet with' sounds completely wrong to my ears. In British English, the word 'meet' in this phrase is entirely superfluous, just as 'for' is not needed in the phrase 'seek for' the British would just say 'seek'.
Bonjour et bienvenue, UKwriter. Using the word withis not really necessary. It does not add any, extra meaning. It's superfluous. It is surplus to requirements. An unnecessary, added meet someone meaning. Thank you for your interest in this question.
meet with somebody/something
Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Sign up to join this community. Met with emphasizes you are doing something together. Yes, you're wrong in American English in my opinion. Unless you went into a conference room at the airport and had a meeting then you meet someone meaning "meet with" them.
You met them. Sitting in an airport waiting for a flight is not a task that requires discussion.HOW TO MEET SOMEONE ORGANICALLY
Another possible way to say it in American English is that you met up with them at the airport. That says you came together to do something together but doesn't have the implication you're holding a meeting.
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I met with him to go fishing. There are no fish in a conference room or office. I met with him to plan our fishing trip to the South Pacific. We had a lot of decisions to make. I met up with him to go fishing.