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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Soho's Frith Street is no stranger to spooky goings-on.
Musheshe is no stranger to conflict himself; he suffered imprisonment and torture during past dictatorships, and escaped a grenade attack on his life for standing up against mismanagement of finances by so-called NGOs and peoples' projects.
CBI director-general Digby Jones is no stranger to North Wales but will be making his first appearance as a guest speaker at one of the region's leading business networks later this month.
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.