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on first acquaintance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon first acquaintanceon first acquaintanceformalKNOW somethingKNOW somebody when you meet someone for the first time Most people are nicer than you think on first acquaintance. acquaintance
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on first acquaintanceMost people are nicer than you think they are on first acquaintance.Their interpretability, however, must not be exaggerated; their meanings are not necessarily wholly predictable on first acquaintance.Route finding can also be difficult so caution is urged on first acquaintance.
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