In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to acquaint sb with sth — informar a algn de algo
- to acquaint oneself with sth — familiarizarse con algo
- After two afternoon workouts before the All-Star break to acquaint Caminiti with his new position, he started the second half at first base.
- By the time he painted this well-known image of Iona, Peploe had been acquainted with the island for four years.
- As a journalist, the competitions provide an environment with unique purpose - acquainting you with new work, people, and so forth.
- Anticapitalism and the antiwar movement has pulled many to the Left without acquainting them with the nature of social and political power.
- My answer to that accusation is that there is nothing shabby or disgraceful in telling writers the truth and acquainting them with the painful facts of publishing life.
- Local security sources could have acquainted him with these facts if he had asked before making his assertions last Thursday.
- I shall try to acquaint you with that abode of human misery.
- For the Department to employ them, these educators will have to attend training courses to acquaint them with the new curriculum.
- You've acquainted us with the advantages of both.
- For the fifth year in a row students took part in the Week of Welcome, a weeklong celebration that acquainted them with the campus as well as its many organisations.
- To acquaint me with the ground reality, he asked me to stay at the village and supervise the irrigation of peaches during April-May, which I did.
- The Labrador journeys acquainted Murie with both Indians and Eskimos from whom he learned durable skills and values.
- ‘So you'll take care of that,’ he continued, ‘and you'll acquaint Lieze with everything.’
- There our host Fillip Lissicharov was acquainting us with the production of rose and lavender oils.
- He sets out to change the students' lives by acquainting them with the magic and power of music.
- A US official at the UN began acquainting him with the ‘political realities’ before he left New York.
- He took his young friends to see the ancestral home of the Treffry family and acquainted us with one of the prettiest towns in all of Cornwall - Fowey.
- We wished to acquaint him with our quest and ask his assistance.
- The account tugs at the heart, and acquaints us with the pain suffered by all those who were affected by a division that ought never to have happened.
- In the programme this year, we are also trying to acquaint you with the culture of Japanese cuisine, through lectures and demonstrations of Japanese dishes and Japanese traditional sweets.
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