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 Meanings and Examples of ACQUAINTED
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acquainted
 a.  known by or familiar with another; informed or familiar
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I was conducted to his palace, where I acquainted him with the history of my family, and he represented to me how much it was beneath my rank to belong to an Israelite.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In VIII
2  Ay, sure," answered Cacambo, "I was servant in the College of the Assumption, and am acquainted with the government of the good Fathers as well as I am with the streets of Cadiz.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIV
3  Very few families had been acquainted with the Myriel family before the Revolution.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
4  As he was not acquainted with the streets, he recommenced his walk at random.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
5  My brother imparted all these details with that easy gayety of his with which you are acquainted, interspersing his words with graceful attentions to me.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA...
6  Children become acquainted quickly at that age, and at the expiration of a minute the little Thenardiers were playing with the new-comer at making holes in the ground, which was an immense pleasure.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER
7  He was not acquainted with Arras; the streets were dark, and he walked on at random; but he seemed bent upon not asking the way of the passers-by.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—THE TRAVELLER ON HIS ARRIVAL TAKES PRECAUTION...
8  Any one who was thoroughly acquainted with him, and who had examined him attentively at the moment, would have shuddered.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED
9  Every one is acquainted with the first phase of this battle; a beginning which was troubled, uncertain, hesitating, menacing to both armies, but still more so for the English than for the French.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
10  As for his prowess at Waterloo, the reader is already acquainted with that.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—TWO COMPLETE PORTRAITS
11  They were far in advance of him; but a child walks slowly, and he walked fast; and then, he was well acquainted with the country.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X—HE WHO SEEKS TO BETTER HIMSELF MAY RENDER HIS S...
12  Javert, to all appearances, was acquainted with this little labyrinth, and had taken his precautions by sending one of his men to guard the exit.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
13  Persons but superficially acquainted with them would have taken for provincial that which was only antique.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
14  The deaf man made the blind man acquainted with the course of things.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
15  He was acquainted with all the minute details of the great affair.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  When we got to the cabin we took a look at the front and the two sides; and on the side I warn't acquainted with -- which was the north side -- we found a square window-hole, up tolerable high, with just one stout board nailed across it.
2  In my experience, most of the incredulity is expressed by people who don't understand how evolution works and aren't acquainted with all evidence.
3  Henri de Lubac and Karol Wojtyla, who later became Pope, were already acquainted from the days of the Second Vatican Council.
4  I am not personally acquainted with the gentleman in question.
5  To be acquainted with the merit of ministry, we need only observe the condition of the people.
6  The lawyer acquainted himself with the details of his client's business affairs.
7  She was a casual acquaintance of my family in Vienna.
8  He is not a friend of mine, only an acquaintance.
9  He has some little acquaintance with the Japanese language.
10  I am delighted to make your acquaintance, Mrs.
11  Professor Gladwyn would be an acquaintance worth cultivating.
12  He also reconnected with Doris Schmitz, an acquaintance from the University of Frankfurt.
13  The best information about hotels usually comes from friends and acquaintances who have been there.
14  Claire has a wide circle of friends and acquaintances.
15  Old acquaintances will soon be remembered.