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relate to someone/something

phrasal verb with relate  us   /rɪˈleɪt/ verb
to ​understand and ​appreciate someone or something: The ​kids need a ​teacher who can relate to them. "Malcolm ​thoughtpeople should ​learn to ​live together." "I can relate to that."
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