in connection with something

in connection with something
in connection with something formal phrase
relating to something

Police want to talk to him in connection with his wife’s disappearance.

Thesaurus: concerning or about somethingsynonym
Main entry: connection

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in connection with sb/sth idiom
for reasons connected with sb/sth

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of the teenager.

I am writing to you in connection with your recent job application.

Main entry:connectionidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • in connection with something — in connection with (something) having to do with a particular thing. The police have questioned many people in connection with the fire in the shopping mall. Related vocabulary: in relation to something …   New idioms dictionary

  • in connection with something — formal relating to something Police want to talk to him in connection with his wife s disappearance …   English dictionary

  • in connection with — (something) having to do with a particular thing. The police have questioned many people in connection with the fire in the shopping mall. Related vocabulary: in relation to something …   New idioms dictionary

  • connection — con‧nec‧tion [kəˈnekʆn] also connexion noun 1. [countable] TELECOMMUNICATIONS something that joins you to a system, for example the telephone network or the Internet: • Do you have a broadband connection? …   Financial and business terms

  • in connection with — REGARDING, concerning, with reference to, with regard to, with respect to, respecting, relating to, in relation to, on, connected with, on the subject of, in the matter of, apropos, re, in re. → connection * * * in connection with Concerning • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of touch with something — out of touch (with (something)) 1. not informed about something. The report shows that the committee is out of touch with recent developments in space technology. 2. not reflecting what is true or actual. These statistics are wildly out of touch… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be nothing to do with something — be/have nothing to do with sb/sth idiom to have no connection with sb/sth • Get out! It s nothing to do with you (= you have no right to know about it). • That has nothing to do with what we re discussing. Main entry: ↑nothingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have nothing to do with something — be/have nothing to do with sb/sth idiom to have no connection with sb/sth • Get out! It s nothing to do with you (= you have no right to know about it). • That has nothing to do with what we re discussing. Main entry: ↑nothingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • break with something — ˈbreak with sth derived to end a connection with sth • to break with tradition/old habits/the past • He broke with the party on the issue of Europe. Main entry: ↑breakderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • connection — con|nec|tion W2S3 [kəˈnekʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(relationship)¦ 2¦(joining)¦ 3 in connection with something 4¦(electrical wire)¦ 5¦(train/flight etc)¦ 6¦(road/railway etc)¦ 7¦(people)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(RELATIONSHIP)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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