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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And familiarizing oneself with various candidates and their campaign messages takes time.
"The interest in culture, the almost daily need for familiarizing oneself with its values, has become a remarkable characteristic of our time."
For the uninitiated reader, the inclusion of notes, further readings, and resources at the end of each chapter of Mobile Technologies for Every Library is helpful jumping-off points for beginning research or familiarizing oneself with the material.
This means acquiring intellectual rigor, honing skills in legal analysis, and, more importantly, by familiarizing oneself with the philosophical and historical contexts of the world's major legal systems.
Mantell indicated that familiarizing oneself with economies, markets, businesses and the general features of frontier states can help investors identify opportunities with certain profitable aspects: value assessments are reduced compared to principal and emerging markets, dividends are increased, correlations to principal and emerging markets are low and insufficiently researched.
* Familiarizing oneself with the types of activities considered commercial under pre-AIA [sec] 102(b) and considering emphasizing those types of activities in business logs; and
Familiarizing oneself with the types of activities considered commercial under pre-AIA A* 102(b) and considering emphasizing those types of activities in business logs; and
If preparing for an international hunting trip, both practising for accuracy and snap shooting, as well as familiarizing oneself with the rifle and shooting off sticks, may suffer.
It would, however, be more suitable at postgraduate and faculty level for the purposes of familiarizing oneself with the emancipatory approach and its application to the issue of irregular migration policy.
Whereas Chapter 4 addresses strategic ways of familiarizing oneself with discipline-specific conversations by attending conferences, Chapters 5 and 6 discuss strategies to identify the most appropriate journals, based on their content, methodology, theory, and ranking.
She lists "respectfully interacting with students, gathering student input in the development of a classroom code of conduct, communicating clear expectations, and familiarizing oneself with classroom incivility research" (p.
It would also be a worthwhile addition to university libraries, as it is a comprehensive resource for familiarizing oneself with fan studies and new media.
Shehadeh describes the sahra as a time-honored Palestinian tradition of walking and sometimes camping in the hills, a generations-old means of familiarizing oneself with the hills and with oneself.
Again, when familiarizing oneself with the notes, a process of visual cuing is extremely helpful, especially for those players who are not principally pianists.
These include practicing within the limits of abilities, familiarizing oneself with state laws and statutes, clarifying policies about confidentiality, keeping accurate and objective records, maintaining liability coverage, and conferring with colleagues.