1. Employee: I didn't come to work because my son just died.2. Boss: Sorry to hear that. I can relate to how you feel because my son died a few years ago.3. Most parents can relate to the feeling of being overwhelmed when they have their first child.4. I've been made fun of the big scar on my face my whole life. I am not sure if that's something you can relate to.5. Sorry to hear that you lost your job. I understand how you feel.
 relate to something understandI can relate to your situation. 指我能夠對你的處境有同感，因為我之前也有過類似的處境
Many government employees have been forced to go on furlouh during the government shutdown.