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  • 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.†   (source)
  • Somehow, Lucinda and I found an odd rapport.†   (source)
  • Some books on salesmanship recommend that persuaders try to mirror the posture or talking styles of their clients in order to establish rapport.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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…."†   (source)
  • I remained in awe of her, although as I got older, we developed an easier rapport.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Fortunately, we had a great rapport with the ship personnel.†   (source)
  • I didn't need to perm my hair to make me feel more princely, and I felt a wonderful rapport from the audience.†   (source)
  • Maybe I should establish a rapport beyond eff-you.†   (source)
  • 'I'm not denying it, sir,' said Yossarian, pleased with the miraculous rapport that finally existed between them.†   (source)
  • People will come here just to be assisted by me, and I'll have a fantastic rapport with all the customers.†   (source)
  • It wasn't exactly a pure rapport between the home office and the field, was it?†   (source)
  • There was a rapport developing here that Logan was keen to break.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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).†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • We had a real . . . rapport going . . .†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • And yet there is a discomfiting aspect to all this rapport.†   (source)
  • Alas, we were not yet sufficiently en rapport, and this time I did not even get the gist of what he was saying.†   (source)
  • But rapport with a patient is a curious thing sometimes.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • No, the elevated tone was a part and parcel of the pageantry of establishing a rapport.†   (source)
  • I had a hunch that if I asked him anything else I just might ruin our beautiful rapport.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The actors have a good rapport on screen.
  • a team building exercise intended to build trust and rapport
  • It was possible that he had established some sort of rapport.†   (source)
  • Their rapport— musical, syncopated— was a thing of incredible beauty.†   (source)
  • NICK: (Killing the attempted rapport) I rather appreciated it.†   (source)
  • 'To build a rapport,' the psychiatrist said.†   (source)
  • I haven't built up a single rapport with anyone.†   (source)
  • We had a real …. rapport going …. a real rapport.†   (source)
  • A rapport had been established between them for the first time.†   (source)
  • I've seen this instant rapport before, and it is good to see.†   (source)
  • In high school McCandless had enjoyed a close rapport with two or three members of the opposite sex, and Carine recalls one instance when he got drunk and tried to bring a girl up to his bedroom in the middle of the night (they made so much noise stumbling up the stairs that Billie was awakened and sent the girl home).†   (source)
  • Commiseration and Rapport.†   (source)
  • The rapport was not as tender, not as sharing, not as encompassing as it had been with Alia and with the Old Reverend Mother in the cavern …. but it was a rapport: a sense-sharing of the entire being.†   (source)
  • She turned on the TV to watch Rapport and tried to follow the world situation but very soon tired of the reasoned commentary on why President Bush had to bomb Iraq to smithereens.†   (source)
  • Get him involved in some group rapport.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • "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.†   (source)
  • But we were able to settle into a feisty rapport, like all ex-lovers who have a lot of water under the bridge but have elected to be friends.†   (source)
  • He woke up in time for Rapport and his eyes almost popped out of his head when he heard the top stories.†   (source)
  • Although there was no real rapport between us, the stilted conversation which followed revealed that these people formed a part of Ootek's band which had spent the summer farther east and had only just returned to the home camps, where they had been told of the presence of a strange white man at Mike's cabin.†   (source)
  • Mary and I had formed a rapport, a chemistry, but we both knew that getting involved with someone within the same profession was going to be difficult.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He was pleased to note that Aktuellt, Rapport, and TV4 were all there, and he recognized reporters from the TT wire service and the evening and morning papers.†   (source)
  • (They both smile, and there is a rapport of some unformed sort established) I couldn't agree with you more.†   (source)
  • Time for Rapport.†   (source)
  • They were en rapport.†   (source)
  • …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…†   (source)
  • To him it is logical and natural that their father should know of his and Bon's decision: that rapport of blood which should bring Bon to decide to write, himself to agree to it and their father to know of it at the same identical instant, after a period of four yearn, out of all time.†   (source)
  • …shell, could not keep up with, which seemed to precede him as he dismounted and out of which he said 'Well, daughter' and stooped and touched his beard to Judith's forehead, who had not, did not, move, who stood rigid and still and immobile of face, and within which they spoke four sentences, four sentences of simple direct words behind beneath above which I felt that same rapport of communal blood which I had sensed that day while Clytie held me from the stairs: 'Henry's not ?'†   (source)
  • …Hundred, between herself and the man whom she had not even seen yet, as though by means of that telepathy with which as children they seemed at times to anticipate one another's actions as two birds leave a limb at the same instant; that rapport not like the conventional delusion of that between twins but rather such as might exist between two people who, regardless of sex or age or heritage of race or tongue, had been marooned at birth on a desert island: the island here Sutpen's…†   (source)
  • All comes by the body, only health puts you rapport with the universe.†   (source)
  • You unseen force, centripetal, centrifugal, through space's spread, Rapport of sun, moon, earth, and all the constellations, What are the messages by you from distant stars to us? what Sirius'? what Capella's?†   (source)
  • 13 My spirit has pass'd in compassion and determination around the whole earth, I have look'd for equals and lovers and found them ready for me in all lands, I think some divine rapport has equalized me with them.†   (source)
  • While Nature, sovereign of this gnarl'd realm, Lurking in hidden barbaric grim recesses, Acknowledging rapport however far remov'd, (As some old root or soil of earth its last-born flower or fruit,) Listens well pleas'd.†   (source)
  • In Cabin'd Ships at Sea In cabin'd ships at sea, The boundless blue on every side expanding, With whistling winds and music of the waves, the large imperious waves, Or some lone bark buoy'd on the dense marine, Where joyous full of faith, spreading white sails, She cleaves the ether mid the sparkle and the foam of day, or under many a star at night, By sailors young and old haply will I, a reminiscence of the land, be read, In full rapport at last.†   (source)
  • The Sobbing of the Bells [Midnight, Sept. 19-20, 1881] The sobbing of the bells, the sudden death-news everywhere, The slumberers rouse, the rapport of the People, (Full well they know that message in the darkness, Full well return, respond within their breasts, their brains, the sad reverberations,) The passionate toll and clang—city to city, joining, sounding, passing, Those heart-beats of a Nation in the night.†   (source)
  • …and chafing in those breakers, By lengthen'd swell, and spasm, and panting breath, And rhythmic rasping of thy sands and waves, And serpent hiss, and savage peals of laughter, And undertones of distant lion roar, (Sounding, appealing to the sky's deaf ear—but now, rapport for once, A phantom in the night thy confidant for once,) The first and last confession of the globe, Outsurging, muttering from thy soul's abysms, The tale of cosmic elemental passion, Thou tellest to a kindred soul.†   (source)
  • …Of many an aspiration fond, of many a dream and plan; Through Space and Time fused in a chant, and the flowing eternal identity, To Nature encompassing these, encompassing God—to the joyous, electric all, To the sense of Death, and accepting exulting in Death in its turn the same as life, The entrance of man to sing; To compact you, ye parted, diverse lives, To put rapport the mountains and rocks and streams, And the winds of the north, and the forests of oak and pine, With you O soul.†   (source)
  • …to come also, That we all labor together transmitting the same charge and succession, We few equals indifferent of lands, indifferent of times, We, enclosers of all continents, all castes, allowers of all theologies, Compassionaters, perceivers, rapport of men, We walk silent among disputes and assertions, but reject not the disputers nor any thing that is asserted, We hear the bawling and din, we are reach'd at by divisions, jealousies, recriminations on every side, They close…†   (source)
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