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English definition of “identify with sb”

identify with sb

phrasal verb with identify     /aɪˈden.tɪ.faɪ/ US  /-t̬ə-/ verb [T]
B2 to feel that you are similar to someone in some way and that you can understand them or their situation because of this: Many women of normal weight feel unable to identify with the super-thin models in glossy magazines.Empathy and sensitivitySympathy and compassion
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