no stranger to (something)

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no stranger to (something)

Thoroughly experienced in or knowledgeable about something; not encountering something for the first time. Don't worry, I'm no stranger to spicy food. They brought in an agent who was no stranger to such complex cases.
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David, 69, representing Nos Galan past, was no stranger to the event, having taken part and won the main race on many occasions during the 1960s and 70s.
While the radio host is no stranger to the screen, RTE haven't commissioned any of her own ideas just yet.
No stranger to interviewing the most famous names in the music biz, Blathnaid lands her biggest scoop to date when she tracks down Ed Sheeran's long lost brother, Ned Sheeran, and investigates the tall tales he has to divulge
``There is great respect for Eric Jones in climbing circles,'' says producer Llion Iwan,himself no stranger to mountain adventures.
For this reason, John Wesley, who was no stranger to the vicissitudes of eighteenth-century daily urban life, instructed his followers never to invoke angels.
The playwright Craig Lucas is no stranger to philosophical exploration.