acquaintance

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈkweɪntəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈkweɪntns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə kwāntns)


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acquaintance

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. I am pleased to make your acquaintance.
  2. is (just) an acquaintance of mine
  3. have a nodding acquaintance with
  4. We are only acquaintances.
  5. am meeting an acquaintance for [lunch, dinner]
  6. one of my work acquaintances
  7. wish we were more than acquaintances
  8. I have an acquaintance who might be [able, willing] to
  9. I have an acquaintance who works [for, as]
  10. acquaintances and [friends, colleagues, strangers]
  11. more an acquaintance than a friend
  12. a [personal, casual, close, business, former] acquaintance
  13. is a [personal] acquaintance of mine
  14. I think we have a mutual acquaintance (in)
  15. has some acquaintance with [ancient languages, French wines]
  16. had [no, little] acquaintance of the language
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