familiar with

familiar with (someone or something)

Acquainted with or knowledgeable about someone or something. Yeah, I'm familiar with Bill, he seems like a good guy. I'm not familiar with that song—how's it go?
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*familiar with someone or something

to have a good knowledge of someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) Are you familiar with changing a flat tire? I can't speak German fluently, but I'm somewhat familiar with the language.
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References in classic literature ?
"Yes," replied the Public Treasury, "I am familiar with the hauls of legislation."
Every one should be familiar with all the poems of Milton mentioned in the text.
Read a dozen or more of the 'Spectator' papers, from the De Coverly papers if you are not already familiar with them, otherwise others.
Every one should be familiar with the speech 'On Conciliation with America.' The speeches at Bristol are among the briefest of Burke's masterpieces.
Unless you are already familiar with 'Sartor Resartus' read in it Book II, chapters 6-9, and also if by any means possible Book III, chapters 5 and 8.
If you are familiar with Homer, consider precisely the ways in which Arnold imitates Homer's style.
Just 2% say they should not be available, while 36% are not familiar with the product.
The study, published in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, evaluated school-going children and found that children with high language skills - a better ability to understand and process language - were able to understand what was being said both by people they knew and were familiar with, as well as strangers who had a similar accent to people they were familiar with.
Pew Charitable Trusts’ first report on retirement plan investment fees says it found that nearly seven in 10 survey respondents in employer-sponsored retirement plans said they were at least somewhat familiar with their plan’s fees, while 31% were not at all familiar with them.
Synopsis: Americans are no more familiar with the healthcare law now than they were last August, when Gallup began asking Americans about it.
* 27 percent indicated being familiar with in-car social networking, only a recent feature in certain car models.
* 27 percent of respondents even indicated they were very or somewhat familiar with in-car social networking, only recently released in certain car models--a number that increased to 40 percent among younger Americans (aged 18-34).
Adding to the confusion, many consumers who are familiar with acai have misperceptions about the superfruit's health benefits.
3 : having a good knowledge of <Parents should be familiar with their children's schools.>
The genus castenea is found in a number of places throughout the world, and early settlers familiar with European chestnuts, or Chinese or Japanese chestnuts, were no doubt pleased to discover the native American chestnut, which provided a source of food that reminded them of home.