make someone's acquaintance

make someone's acquaintance
make someone's acquaintance
To meet and become familiar with a person one has not met before
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Main Entry:acquaint

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make someone’s acquaintance phrase
to meet someone for the first time

I’d been looking forward to making her acquaintance for a long time.

Thesaurus: to meet, or to introduce peoplesynonym
Main entry: acquaintance

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • acquaintance — noun 1 (C) someone you know, but who is not a close friend 2 make sb s acquaintance formal to meet someone for the first time: I m pleased to make your acquaintance. 3 of your acquaintance formal a person of your acquaintance is someone that you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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