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During the interrogation, she tried to establishing a rapport with the suspect.
  a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
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  • During the interrogation, she tried to establishing a rapport with the suspect.
  • a team building exercise intended to build trust and rapport
  • The actors have a good rapport on screen.
  • We had a real . . . rapport going . . .
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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  • Maybe I should establish a rapport beyond eff-you.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • I remained in awe of her, although as I got older, we developed an easier rapport.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Alas, we were not yet sufficiently en rapport, and this time I did not even get the gist of what he was saying.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • And yet there is a discomfiting aspect to all this rapport.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • As Colbert and Chamberlin observed, "there is a nervous system, of wires and printers’ types, which connect all together, and …. places Chicago in close rapport with all parts of the world…."
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • But Father’s patience, his almost mystic rapport with the harmonies of watchworks, these were not things that could be taught.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place

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  • There was no mistaking it—the warmth for me that radiated from her almost immediately, a vibration, one of those swift and tangible feelings of rapport that one experiences so seldom in life.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He and Peeta already have the rapport they established that night of the first interview, that easy banter, so I just smile a lot and try to speak as little as possible.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • He was sitting there with Dave Jensen and Mitchell Sanders and a few others, and he seemed to fit in very nicely, all smiles and group rapport.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • ’I’m not denying it, sir,’ said Yossarian, pleased with the miraculous rapport that finally existed between them.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Somehow, Lucinda and I found an odd rapport.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Their rapport— musical, syncopated— was a thing of incredible beauty.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • I thought the field of psychiatry was based on gaining a rapport with your client and getting to know what he thinks about the world and how he processes it.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Other teachers in the department seemed to feel that he had a natural rapport with students, and often, when the students left, he was surprised to discover that many students felt the same way.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • Around Iron Mountain his rapport with the creatures of the forest was legendary.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Some books on salesmanship recommend that persuaders try to mirror the posture or talking styles of their clients in order to establish rapport.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • He still held her hand, but the terrible rapport was gone.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Perhaps beneath the self-discipline, a touch of rapport in adversity.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • I didn’t need to perm my hair to make me feel more princely, and I felt a wonderful rapport from the audience.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • It was these secondary levels of life, these extrasensory flashes and floating nuances of being, these pockets of rapport forming unexpectedly, that made me believe we were a magic act, adults and children together, sharing unaccountable things.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • I waited for Sula to look up at me any minute and say one of those lovely college words like aesthetic or rapport, which I never understood but which I loved because they sounded so comfortable and firm.
    Toni Morrison  --  Sula
  • The women and girls passed Martin around as if he belonged to them all; Lorena had developed a rapport with him and took the main responsibility for him when Clara was off with the horses.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • …to escape it by writing a schoolgirl’s poetry about the also-dead—the face, the smallest face in company, watching him across the table with still and curious and profound intensity as though she actually had some intimation gained from that rapport with the fluid cradle of events (time) which she had acquired or cultivated by listening beyond closed doors not to what she heard there but by becoming supine and receptive, incapable of either discrimination or opinion or incredulity, to…
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • There was a rapport developing here that Logan was keen to break.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • It was possible that he had established some sort of rapport.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • But rapport with a patient is a curious thing sometimes.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • Get him involved in some group rapport.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • No, the elevated tone was a part and parcel of the pageantry of establishing a rapport.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • I had a hunch that if I asked him anything else I just might ruin our beautiful rapport.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • It wasn’t exactly a pure rapport between the home office and the field, was it?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • People will come here just to be assisted by me, and I’ll have a fantastic rapport with all the customers.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • He greeted strangers on the train, quickly established a rapport, and showed them a blank map of the country with only the state lines indicated.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • As Reich’s staff analyst he slept the "nurse’s sleep" in which he remained en rapport with his patient and could only be awakened by his needs.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • I’m not sure this story was brought off; and I don’t believe that my anger showed me anything about human character that my sympathy and rapport never had.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • Through imagination and our desire for rapport, we transcend our limitations, freshen our eyes, and are able to look at ourselves and the world through a new and alternative lens.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • He and the president have an easy rapport, and JFK is so comfortable that he leans back in his cushioned chair during parts of the interview, just as he does when thinking over a tough problem in the Oval Office.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The story was so big that the 7:30 edition of Rapport ran it as its third lead and gave it a three-minute slot.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • He strolled leisurely to his own apartment on Bellmansgatan, put on some coffee, and looked through the evening papers before the late TV news Rapport came on.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • In July 1994, a group of human rights specialists from various countries issued a report on the aftermath of the assassination (Human Rights Watch and others, Commission internationale d’enquate sur les violations des droits de l’homme au Burundi depuis le 21 octobre 1993, Rapport Final, July 1994).
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • All comes by the body, only health puts you rapport with the universe.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • NICK: (Killing the attempted rapport) I rather appreciated it.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • "Tom can build a level of trust and rapport in five to ten minutes that most people will take half an hour to do," Moine says of Gau.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • (They both smile, and there is a rapport of some unformed sort established) I couldn’t agree with you more.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • They were en rapport.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • He had chosen to examine the equal opportunity policies which the TT wire service, Dagens Nyheter, the TV show Rapport, and a number of other media ostentatiously promoted.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • I haven’t built up a single rapport with anyone.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
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