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identify with

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishidentify with phrasal verb1 identify with somebody/something to feel sympathy with someone or be able to share their feelings Humans can easily identify with the emotional expressions of chimpanzees. He identified with our distress.2 identify somebody with something to think that someone is very closely related to or involved with something such as a political group She has always been identified with the radical left.3 identify something with somebody/something to think that something is the same as, or closely related to, something else the attempt to identify crime with poverty and social problems identify→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
identify withWhich of the characters do you most identify with?Winters believes she has been successful because people identify with her and trust her.We can all identify with these people in their desire for freedom and independence.
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Verb table
identify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyidentify
he, she, itidentifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyidentified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave identified
he, she, ithas identified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad identified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill identify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have identified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam identifying
he, she, itis identifying
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you, we, theyare identifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas identifying
you, we, theywere identifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been identifying
he, she, ithas been identifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been identifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be identifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been identifying
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