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acquaint yourself with something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishacquaint yourself with somethingacquaint yourself with something formalFIND OUTto deliberately find out about something I need to acquaint myself with the new regulations. acquaint
Examples from the Corpus
acquaint yourself with somethingYou should acquaint yourself with any material that is provided about the authority.Residents should acquaint themselves with earthquake safety rules.He had had no time to acquaint himself with his fief, twice seen, and well enough served by its own.The whole endeavour was set in an international context, the Commission being charged with acquainting itself with modern penal practice abroad.An experienced photographer should have pointed out these things but it is sensible to acquaint yourself with some basic knowledge.Prospective mineral developers should acquaint themselves with the appropriate development plans.Nedham and Bowes were further required to acquaint themselves with the costing of the roasting and smelting.It was high time, he said, that the artist acquaint himself with the fantastic images of the microscope.I make it my business to acquaint myself with where objects properly belong in a house.
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