- 1.1to be acquainted
withsb conocer* a algn I didn't know you were acquainted with Henry no sabía que conocías a Henry are you acquainted? ¿se conocen ustedes? we need time to become o get acquainted necesitamos tiempo para (llegar a) conocernos 1.2to be acquainted withsth (be informed of) estar* al tanto or al corriente dealgo, estar* interiorizado dealgo (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (be familiar with) estar* familiarizado conalgo are you acquainted with the works of Dickens? ¿está familiarizado con la obra de Dickens? perhaps you are not fully acquainted with the facts quizás usted no esté totalmente al tanto or al corriente de los hechos
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...
The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the