ACQUAINT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of acquaint
Definition:
v. inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar
Example:
Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move faster.
Sentence in Classic:
The first use she made of her solitude was to take up the volume which had been left on the table, and begin to acquaint herself with the play of which she had heard so much.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Elizabeth most thankfully consented, and a servant was dispatched to Longbourn to acquaint the family with her stay and bring back a supply of clothes.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
I am too well aware that though a subordinate, like myself, is bound to acquaint the shipowner with everything that occurs, there are many things he ought most carefully to conceal from all else.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
His name was familiar to me, for many years ago my parents were acquainted with him, but they drifted apart.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
On that day of the week and at that time of day people of one set, all acquainted with one another, used to meet on the ice.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Berg, closely buttoned up in his new uniform, sat beside his wife explaining to her that one always could and should be acquainted with people above one, because only then does one get satisfaction from acquaintances.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Almost smiling, he gazed straight into her eyes with such an enraptured caressing look that it seemed strange to be so near him, to look at him like that, to be so sure he admired her, and not to be acquainted with him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Cossack officers wished to take advantage of this chance to capture some horses, but one of the superior officers, who was acquainted with the higher authorities, reported the incident to a general on the staff.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context