make (someone's) acquaintance

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make (someone's) acquaintance

To meet someone for the first time. After hearing so many good things about you, I'm delighted to make your acquaintance. I heard that she's a very influential producer, so I'm very eager to make her acquaintance.
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make somebody’s acquaintance

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make the acquaintance of somebody

(formal) meet somebody for the first time: I am delighted to make your acquaintance, Mrs Baker.I made the acquaintance of several musicians at that time.
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make (someone's) acquaintance

To meet someone for the first time: I made his acquaintance at a business conference.
See also: acquaintance, make
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Fyne avoided being drawn into making his acquaintance, and this suited the views of the governess person, very jealous of any outside influence.
We here at Diverse are proud to devote this special edition to the legacy of a man whose reputation and achievements are so outstanding that anyone having anything to do with higher education can but just stand and salute upon making his acquaintance. Dr.
Kelly Harrison, who rode him to his last three wins and lost her claim when first making his acquaintance, has not ridden a winner at Kempton since 2008.
"I hope Randy Lerner does come because I have not met him and I am looking forward to making his acquaintance.
Perhaps the intensity of the visit to a landscape that was so alien to his native Suffolk heightened his awareness of the beauties of the Stour valley and, after making his acquaintance with mountains his choice became clearer.
He has yet to face Ginepri on any surface but is looking forward to making his acquaintance. "It should be interesting.
The Stringbender will no doubt be getting an airing during the UK tour and Gene says he's looking forward to making his acquaintance with Birmingham again.