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How to use contact in a sentence
When we kept pressing, she got angry and told us to stop contacting her.Live updates: Georgia secretary of state issues correction, saying certification of its general election results is still under way|John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz, Michelle Lee|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Privacy concerns about similar-sounding — but actually very different — contact-tracing apps have needlessly scared people away.A covid-fighting tool is buried in your phone. Turn it on.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
An executive at Thermo Fisher Scientific, one of the nation’s leading PCR test providers, contacted Hogan’s office the same week that the state sent its letter of intent to South Korea.Hogan’s first batch of coronavirus tests from South Korea were flawed, never used|Steve Thompson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It turns out he lied to contact tracers, and had worked at the restaurant and been in close contact with another infected worker for several shifts.
Transit officials said Metro’s Office of Occupational Health and Wellness made notifications to workers who had been in close contact with the employee.Metro board approves budget cuts, buyouts as pandemic dents agency’s budget|Justin George|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
“I heard Jeffrey was interested in supporting science and I contacted him,” Krauss said.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Basically, I was contacted and asked if an appeal could be opened on my behalf,” she told me from her home in Providence.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.|James Joiner|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Beast contacted an Israel Defense Forces spokesperson, who said it “does not comment on foreign reports.”Israel Sends Warning to Assad, Russia and Iran With Damascus Airstrikes|Creede Newton|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a 2008 interview, Obama left unclear whether he, then a state senator, contacted Rezko or Rezko contacted him about Whitaker.Obama’s Golf Buddy May Be a ‘Hostile Witness’ in Chicago Corruption Case|Ben Jacobs|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There has been no day since this started that I have not been contacted by [Cosby accusers],” Allred said.Two New Bill Cosby Accusers Come Forward: ‘We Challenge Mr. Cosby to End This Nightmare’|Marlow Stern|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Landy had contacted Ike Steele only a day or two ago and Ike's story of the wagon trade unfolded the plot.
There he contacted another former resident in the person of Archie Barrow.
He contacted Morey and told him that the radio would be cut off for a short while.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
He contacted the authors, and the name Beriah was substituted for the offending Eschol.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Moreover, Ned could get no more information, when he finally contacted the freighter, than her commander had given already.Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope|Victor Appleton
British Dictionary definitions for contact
- a junction of two or more electrical conductors
- the part of the conductors that makes the junction
- the part of an electrical device to which such connections are made
Derived forms of contactcontactual (kɒnˈtæktjʊəl), adjectivecontactually, adverb
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Scientific definitions for contact
- A connection between two conductors that allows an electric current to flow.
- A part or device that makes or breaks a connection in an electrical circuit.