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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It is by familiarizing ourselves with their sacred workplaces that we see the workings of the brilliant minds of artists.
It is an ideal opportunity to future-proof Zain through familiarizing ourselves with the latest technologies and solutions from our communication service providers and network partners, who are all working towards the same goal of operational success and customer satisfaction, says Mr.
"We are trying to deal with our financial problems along with other issues such as familiarizing ourselves with another culture and endeavoring to learn a foreign language," continued the student.
"It should not be forgotten that we are actively familiarizing ourselves with new markets, such as North America and China.
Nevertheless, when only superficially incorporated it may give rise to a process of collective manipulation in which we complacently feign to change and are simply familiarizing ourselves with the discourse that is preventing us from reconstructing the reality in which we find ourselves.