familiarize (someone or oneself) with (something)

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familiarize (someone or oneself) with (something)

To become, or cause someone else to become, more knowledgeable about something. I tried familiarizing myself with the text, but I'm still totally confused. You need to familiarize the drummer with this song before our gig.
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familiarize someone with something

to help someone get to know or understand someone or something. I hope you will take the time to familiarize yourself with the instructions before you set out to operate this device. Let me take a moment to familiarize myself with the facts of the case.
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References in classic literature ?
The soldier ought to familiarize himself with all kinds of spectacles.
Imphal (Manipur), June 25 ( ANI ): Union Home Secretary designate Anil Goswami visited Manipur to assess of the law and order situation in the state and also to familiarize himself with the situation.
Jose Carzu, a visitor from Brazil said that the exhibition attracted him so he came to the exhibition to familiarize himself with the Sultanate.
Professor Fay ought to make an effort to familiarize himself with the aims and objectives of the Pro-Life movement.
Every hitting coach should familiarize himself with the postulations of the masters: Lau, Hriniak, and Williams.
Since the role of the hitting coach is to assist each hitter in developing the hitting style best suited for him, it will behoove every coach to familiarize himself with the basics of the three current hitting styles.