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You should acquaint yourself with the new computer program.
  to cause to know; or to cause to be familiar with
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acquaint acquainted acquainting acquaints
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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.
  • permit me to acquaint you with my son
  • "If you will have patience, madam," answered Mrs Miller, "I will acquaint you who I am, and how I came by that letter."
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones

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  • I was aware of all the facts, having been made acquainted with them by a young man who had lived there.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • I was personally acquainted with at least two girls he gave the time to.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • This Mrs. Younge was, he knew, intimately acquainted with Wickham; and he went to her for intelligence of him as soon as he got to town.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • Once I’ve acquainted myself with the facts, I’ll let you know whether I will allow you the privilege of playing football for Shilshole High next year.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • You see, I wasn’t acquainted with many-people.
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • True, true, you are acquainted with Miss Fairfax; I remember you knew her at Weymouth,
    Jane Austen  --  Emma

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  • There was another bookish lad in the town, John Collins by name, with whom I was intimately acquainted.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Are you acquainted with Mr. Robert Ferrars?
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • At the store is where I got acquainted with the little girl.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • As if I were their well-acquainted friend;
    William Shakespeare  --  The Comedy of Errors
  • I got more acquainted with him last Monday than ever I did before.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • No doubt you are well acquainted with the writing.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • Sir John, there’s one Master Brook below would fain speak with you and be acquainted with you:
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • But then again, this whole scenario wasn’t exactly your typical get-acquainted affair.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • But I’ll leave you to lick your wounds or just get acquainted.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • I’ll leave you to get yourself acquainted with the workspace, and Denise and Josiah will be in soon to orient you and get you set up."
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • He himself had visited Antigua in the West Indies, he had told her, and he was acquainted with some of the plantation owners there.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • He still couldn’t figure out why his father had granted the King of Eyllwe’s request that his daughter visit their court to become better acquainted with the ways of Adarlan.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Are you getting acquainted with Cinnamon?
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Over the next week Palmer got better acquainted with the pigeon and adjusted his own life to take his new friend into account.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Wringer
  • THE FIRST DAY of school was always a get-acquainted day.
    Andrew Clements  --  Frindle
  • "I’m so glad we have this chance to become acquainted, Mrs. Baumbach.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • You would think they were barely acquainted.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • The first Monday of September was The Night for All the New Kids Coming to Washington Irving Junior High School to Get Acquainted—which meant a whole bunch of seventh-graders who had probably lived in stupid Marysville their whole lives and one eighth-grader who had moved to town that summer.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • It’s always easier to die gently, to wake in due time in the place you were buried, to come to terms with your death and to get acquainted with the other inhabitants.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • Mary," she says to the young girl, "you will help Dorothy get acquainted with her surroundings.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • She spent her days developing her skill in the large waves and her nights around a campfire with many other surfing expatriates and hippie characters who had migrated to the shores of Kauai. ladybug and tunas get acquainted
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • You will become . closely acquainted . with the Prison Room.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • "You’ll want to acquaint yourself with the equipment.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Sophie fell to eating her hot dog with truly serious absorption while Nathan unwound from his flight and began to get better acquainted with me over the clamor of the train.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "I take my job seriously, which means I’m going to need to get acquainted with the subject matter on a personal level."
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • May I offer you both some sup and drink that we might be better acquainted?
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • Also kind of him to leave us here to, er . get acquainted with each other.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I realized how valuable Sofia would be to me in becoming acquainted with the world as it was now.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • I believe you two are acquainted with each other?
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • And something you yourself are just getting acquainted with.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • She was acquainted with the profound importance of seal blubber.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • I don’t doubt but what you meant it kind, but I’d rather not be acquainted with you any longer if it’s all the same to you.’
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • As she pats me dry, I try to become acquainted with the District 13 Octavia.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • I am acquainted with a Mrs. Oliver and also with a Miss Ogden.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • The boys I’m acquainted with are vastly uninteresting.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Your chance to get acquainted with a charming man and a profound thinker.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • We are too little acquainted with one another to do more than joke a bit and play poker or nap in the evenings.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • I think everyone has secrets, but we have been acquainted for years.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • She don’t seem that well acquainted with her feets.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • You are well acquainted with my failure and how heavily I bore the disappointment.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
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