transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- to acquaint sb
withsth (inform of) poner* a algn al tanto or al corriente dealgo, informar a algn dealgo, interiorizar* a algn dealgo (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (familiarize with) familiarizar* a algn conalgo to acquaint oneself withsth familiarizarse* conalgoMore example sentences
- To acquaint me with the ground reality, he asked me to stay at the village and supervise the irrigation of peaches during April-May, which I did.
- A US official at the UN began acquainting him with the ‘political realities’ before he left New York.
- Local security sources could have acquainted him with these facts if he had asked before making his assertions last Thursday.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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