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    Default 'Just touching base'

    Tom is expecting Mary to travel to his home town this week. This morning, Mary sent Tom an email with the contents as follow:

    Dear Tom,

    Didn't hear back from you, just touching base.

    Mary

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    What is the meaning of 'Just touching base'?

    Tks / ju

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    Default Re: 'Just touching base'

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Tom is expecting Mary to travel to his home town this week. This morning, Mary sent Tom an email with the contents as follow:

    Dear Tom,

    Didn't hear back from you, just touching base.

    Mary

    **************************************************
    What is the meaning of 'Just touching base'?

    Tks / ju
    It means "just keeping in touch". "Just touching base" is one of the most annoying phrases in the English language.

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