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    meet with

    I would have liked to meet with such a man.

    I would have liked to meet such a man.


    Which one sounds well???

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    Re: “Meet with”

    The second one. Meet with, meaning “to encounter” or “to experience”, is used in expressions like “meet with stiff opposition”.
    Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

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    Re: meet with

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    I would have liked to meet with such a man.

    I would have liked to meet such a man.


    Which one sounds better?
    As Nehushtan said, the second is better. We do use "meet with" to mean "to encounter" but I prefer "to meet". You can also say "I would like to have met such a man".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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