acquainted with (someone or something)

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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*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 ?
And through getting acquainted with him, you see--why--I got acquainted with her,' said Plornish tautologically.
Summary: Suspect stopped woman lawyer in shopping mall, wanted to be acquainted with her and sought to sleep with her
A lawyer took off her slipper and beat a visitor, who had stopped her at a mall and wanted to be acquainted with her and have sex with her, a court heard on Sunday.
When she stopped, the 28-year-old man told the lawyer that he wanted to be acquainted with her and then sleep with her.
The reader never learns her name, but becomes acquainted with her family, especially her younger sister, Clara, with whom she shares a strong bond.