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touch base

to talk to someone for a short time to find out how they are or what they think about something: I just wanted to quickly touch base with you: did you get an email from my secretary about the meeting?
(Definition of touch base from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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