English version

join up with somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjoin up with somebody/something phrasal verbWITHto combine with or meet other people in order to do something Three months ago, they joined up with another big company that sells arms. join→ See Verb table
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join up with Before diving offshore, get local knowledge or join up with a club who has dived the site previously.That's likely to join up with a new A-road to East Anglia.And three months ago, he joined up with another big outfit that sells arms.She was also mustering troops, and planned to lead them northwards to join up with her son.I have to join up with my friends.What do you suppose might happen if the soccer moms join up with Norma Rae?Mattie has joined up with the outsiders.
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Verb table
join
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjoin
he, she, itjoins
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjoined
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave joined
he, she, ithas joined
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad joined
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill join
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have joined
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam joining
he, she, itis joining
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you, we, theyare joining
Past
I, he, she, itwas joining
you, we, theywere joining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been joining
he, she, ithas been joining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been joining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be joining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been joining
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