To contact (a person always being the object).(verb)
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Use "get hold of" in a sentence
"“Could you do me a big favor and try and get hold of Carol Amen and tell her that I might be a bit late for my meeting with her.”"
"It was either that or trying to get hold of someone like Jack Kempinski, a one-room, one-photocopier attorney, and instruct him over the phone from Bombay, explain my situation and give him a swift résumé of the assets with which I could remunerate him."
"I would now have one with all the executive heads we can get hold of within the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, which I chair regularly in my capacity as emergency relief coordinator, as mandated by a General Assembly resolution."