familiar with (someone or something)

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

*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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The patianacs whom some also call a goblin (but it is only their invention, dream, or imagination) must be the genius or devil who generally plays with them as also with many others, when losing the faith, they espouse his cause, become familiar with him, or become subject to him.