be no stranger to (something)

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be no stranger to (something)

To be thoroughly experienced in or knowledgeable about something or someone. Don't worry, I'm no stranger to spicy food. They brought in a crack agent who was no stranger to such complex cases.
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be no/a ˈstranger to something

(formal) be familiar/not familiar with something because you have/have not experienced it many times before: He is no stranger to controversy.
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Holly Hughes is no stranger to controversy: The lesbian content of her often-autobiographical performance pieces (including The Well of Horniness and Clit Notes) earned her a position as one of the NEA Four, a group of artists at the center of 1990's right-wing maelstrom over National Endowment for the Arts funding.
While Brother John is his first attempt at serious writing, he is no stranger to religious, philosophical and/or spiritual themes.
Jermaine Dupri is no stranger to the Arista artist roster, having produced, executive produced or remixed #1 recordings by Usher, TLC, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Toni Braxton, Donell Jones, Run D.
Brian Theriot is no stranger to children with four of his own, ages 12 and under, not to mention the 1 million-plus children he personally entertained as an executive for the wonderfully successful World POG Federation of the early 90's, owner of the POG milkcap craze for kids.