Translation of acquaintance in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable/numerable (person) conocido, (masculine, feminine) we're old acquaintances nos conocemos desde hace tiempoExample sentences1.2 u and c (with person) relación (feminine) a doctor of my acquaintance [formal] un médico que conozco ( or conocía etc) on closer acquaintance I found her … al llegar a conocerla mejor, la encontré … to make the acquaintance of sb, to make sb's acquaintance conocer* a algn I'm pleased to have made your acquaintance me alegro de haberlo conocido to strike up an acquaintance entablar una relación
Example sentences1.3 u and c (knowledge) acquaintance
- In some ways it is not the close friends but the acquaintances I miss the most.
- I leave behind a number of acquaintances and two close friends who have lived every moment of this ordeal with me.
- The people I called friends, more close acquaintances, left for university.
- If you get some special facilities because of your acquaintance with the doctor, don't make it public - have regard for the feelings and sentiments of other patients.
- She despises George and is diverted by the renewal of her acquaintance with the rakish Judge Brack who offers the possibility of flirting, gossip and intrigue.
- It was the most amazing part of his acquaintance with her yet.
withsth conocimiento (masculine) dealgo on first acquaintance, the city seems … al llegar a ella por primera vez, la ciudad parece …Example sentences
- Intuition represents knowledge by ‘direct acquaintance with things.’
- Next it brought an experimental acquaintance with grace and forgiveness.
- Some had experience of Frankish Gaul and hence some acquaintance with Roman institutions and culture.
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