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    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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    Default Re: “Meet with”

    The second one. Meet with, meaning “to encounter” or “to experience”, is used in expressions like “meet with stiff opposition”.
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    Default 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 - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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