acquainted with

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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acquainted with (someone or something)

1. Having met someone, but not knowing them well. I'm just acquainted with Daniel because we have many friends in common. Are you acquainted with my sister? I can't remember if you two met before.
2. Knowledgeable about or familiar with something. I need to become acquainted with the rules of this game. Dale is acquainted with the new procedure for data entry, so he will show it to you.
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*acquainted with someone

[of a person] known to someone; [of a person] having been introduced to someone. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) We are only acquainted with each other. We are certainly not what you would call close friends.
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*acquainted with something

familiar with something; able to understand or recognize something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) Tom is fully acquainted with the way we do things.
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References in classic literature ?
The general who does not understand these, may be well acquainted with the configuration of the country, yet he will not be able to turn his knowledge to practical account.
So, the student of war who is unversed in the art of war of varying his plans, even though he be acquainted with the Five Advantages, will fail to make the best use of his men.
At that age I became acquainted with the celebrated poets of our own country; but it was only when it had ceased to be in my power to derive its most important benefits from such a conviction that I perceived the necessity of becoming acquainted with more languages than that of my native country.
Plornish observed, not Smiling in return, And yet he hadn't the pleasure of being acquainted with the gentleman, neither.
Me and my wife, we are well acquainted with Miss Dorrit.
It was her father that I got acquainted with first.
Plornish, having been made acquainted with the cause of action from the Defendant's own mouth, gave Arthur to understand that the Plaintiff was a 'Chaunter'--meaning, not a singer of anthems, but a seller of horses--and that he (Plornish) considered that ten shillings in the pound 'would settle handsome,' and that more would be a waste of money.
He had been prepared to find her a most difficult young woman to get acquainted with.
Visited the ethnopark "Nomad" - a unique project in the open air, which allows everyone to get acquainted with the authentic dwellings, way of life, traditions and culture of nomadic peoples of different countries.
Summary: Suspect stopped woman lawyer in shopping mall, wanted to be acquainted with her and sought to sleep with her
The Kuwaiti delegation got acquainted with with establishment and development of the Court of Cassation, said Salem who headed the delegation.
14(SUNA)-Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul-Rahman got acquainted with the ongoing arrangements for holding the meeting of the Joint Sudanese-Russian High Committee in Moscow in December.
He's come over on deadline day and joined the squad, and a trip like this will be great to get him acquainted with his new teammates and help build some good relationships.
During the visit, the Prime Minister got acquainted with the work of the Kyrgyzkomur coal base and the ship's services.
About 62 students participated in the experimental trips arranged by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) to allow them to become acquainted with tourist and cultural landmarks in the Kingdom, as well as introduce them to local residents at each destination.