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  • It is the custom there to salute anyone you meet with ’Good-morning’ whether acquainted or not.
  • She and the Epanchin girls had been acquainted in childhood, although of late they had met but rarely.
  • Nina Alexandrovna is the wife of General Ardalion Alexandrovitch, my old brother in arms, with whom, I regret to say, on account of certain circumstances, I am no longer acquainted.
  • He very well knew, he said, that a certain young gentleman of good family, namely, Gavrila Ardalionovitch Ivolgin, with whom she was acquainted, and whom she received at her house, had long loved her passionately, and would give his life for some response from her.
  • "Delighted, I’m sure," said Aglaya; "I am acquainted with Varvara Ardalionovna and Nina Alexandrovna."
  • Are you acquainted with her?
  • "I don’t know for certain, and I’m sorry to say I haven’t had an opportunity of finding out all day; but I received a letter from Moscow, while I was in Switzerland, from a Mr. Salaskin, and he acquaints me with the fact that I am entitled to a very large inheritance.

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  • You should acquaint yourself with the new computer program.
  • One of the objectives in my literature class is to acquaint my students with different cultures.

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