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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Though Mitya knew the merchant by sight, he was not acquainted with him and had never spoken a word to him.
  • His whole bearing was changed; he was once more the equal of these men, with all of whom he was acquainted, as though they had all met the day before, when nothing had happened, at some social gathering.
  • At first—a month ago—he only began to come oftener to see me, almost every day; though, of course, we were acquainted before.
  • You stated just now that you were very intimately acquainted with Madame Svyetlov.
  • And it was all because Rakitin had not reckoned on the lawyer having been able to become so intimately acquainted with every detail in so short a time.
  • Do not think my question frivolous; on the contrary, I have in asking the question a secret motive of my own, which I will perhaps explain to you later on, if it is God’s will that we should become more intimately acquainted."

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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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