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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The Story Girl here flew out to defend her pet, and we four boys sat on, miserably conscious of Great-aunt Eliza, who never said a word to us, despite her previously expressed desire to become acquainted with us. She kept on looking at the photographs and seemed quite oblivious of our presence.
"Our golf outing is a way for dedicated, longtime supporters to enjoy a day outside having fun and giving back with us, and is also a chance for new friends to get acquainted with us and learn about what we are doing to eliminate domestic violence in all of our communities," said A Safe Place Chief Executive Officer Pat Davenport.
Lots of our customers will make a road trip to pick up pups, to see the parents of their pups, and to get personally acquainted with us here at Tiger Mountain Pointing Labrador Kennels.
First you didn't understand the tears you saw in many eyes and you couldn't understand that, because you didn't know the suffering which we had to bear for five years, the suffering from which thousands of men, women and children went to rack and ruin and that we all, when you got acquainted with us, bore in despair ...
Led by a US Embassy Commercial Office representative in Houston, they will get acquainted with US suppliers and will also receive a professional brochure for distribution to contacts with information on Oman's petroleum sector and company profiles, and access to high-level networking groups at the event.
He added: "The way we see it is that we're Beady Eye and I think it's time for people to get acquainted with us.
"But the Jordanians became acquainted with us extremely fast, especially because their officer acted as a mediator for anyone interested in speaking to them."
On Friday, March 11 at 4:00 p.m., there will be a special orientation session for newly elected officials and first-time attendees, at which the NLC officers and staff will help you get acquainted with us, the conference and each other.