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acquaint (one) with

To help someone become familiar or comfortable with something. You'll need to acquaint me with the rules of their culture. Can you please acquaint Eric with the new procedure for data entry?
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acquaint someone with something

to introduce someone to an unfamiliar thing; to become familiar with something; to get to know something; to tell someone the facts [about someone or something]. (See also acquainted with someone; acquainted with something.) It took a month for the new attorney to acquaint herself with the facts in the case.
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acquaint with

v.
To make someone familiar with something or someone: The next chapter of the textbook acquaints the student with several new concepts. I am not acquainted with the mayor of this town.
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The AICPA division for CPA firms private companies practice section published a 10-page pamphlet designed to acquaint small business owners with the benefits of using the many business and Personal services CPA firms can provide.
These engaging dialogues acquaint readers with two key African-American thinkers: bell hooks (her spelling), Oberlin College professor of English and Women's Studies and author of Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, and Cornel West, Princeton University professor of Theology and Afro-American Studies and author of Prophetic Fragments.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Each bidder shall fully acquaint himself with conditions relating to the scope and restrictions attending the execution of the work under the conditions of this bid.
The purpose of this workshop was to acquaint the workers of this firm about traffic laws.
The sale, according to Rasmusson and Tint, marked the successful culmination of an extensive advertising and promotional campaign to acquaint the builder community and others about the properties and their valuable potential through their zoning for single-family residential development.
The annual award--named after the Nobel Prize winner and president of the board of trustees of Science Service, which publishes SCIENCE NEWS--is presented to "that person who has done the most to acquaint the public with important new scientific developments.
In addition, the Prime Minister will also visit PJSC "Harkivapteka-2" and he will acquaint with the variety of drugs and prices for medicines.
The objective of the campaign is to acquaint consumers with Vaso Active's product line and to establish the brand name recognition.
dba Rii(R) Stroman, the world's largest timeshare resale brokerage, will host a booth at this prestigious international gathering to acquaint fellow FIABCI members with Vacation Timeshare real estate already located in over 100 countries.
It may spark their interest in math, science and computers, and acquaint them with skills they may use in the work force.