WORD – 22

Acquainted with .

To be acquainted with something means – to know about it.

Examples .

  • We all are acquainted with the flaws in our system.
  • Parents are usually well – acquainted with their children’s good and bad habits.

WHEN and HOW to use this word.

1. When you want to ask someone if they know about something.

Examples .

  • Are you acquainted with our company policies?
  • Are you acquainted with the application procedure?

2. When you want to tell someone that you know about something.

Examples .

  • I am well-acquainted with this situation.
  • I am acquainted with his problem.
  • I am acquainted with his reputation.