Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent[human]] MEET NP2[patient[human]]
NOTE: Most often in the past tense form 'met'.
NOTE: Implies a general state, not a specific time or set of times.
The police speculated he met Sam earlier than their most recent collaboration.
I met him only after the war.
She's the most honest person I'll ever meet.
We met during the years in Oklahoma.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 7
I met them for dinner at the restaurant but only stayed a moment.
The Dobermans met the robber at the door.
The memo says to meet in the conference room in five minutes.
We have to stop meeting like this!
The diplomats met for days to discuss the crisis.
We plan to meet up with my folks this Saturday noon for lunch.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 8, 9
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
Make a dot where the lines meet on the page.
This is where the rubber meets the road.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 13
They met their goal of winning the championship.
His night club doesn't meet the fire codes.
This vacation is just not meeting my expectations, somehow.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4, 5, 6
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[patient] MEET NP2[abstract]
My proposal will probably meet a lot of opposition at the town meeting.
He met an untimely death at sea.
She was met with a big round of applause.
We met an example of this in yesterday's lesson.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 11, 12
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] MEET NP2
Who will our team meet at the semi-finals?
The great race horse finally met his match.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 10