Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Acquaintance"

The meaning of "Acquaintance" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa loose acquaintance?
A: Someone you don’t know well but you probably see them around every now and then.
Q: O que significa His acquaintance with the doctor?
A: Maybe it’s better translated as
“He is acquainted with the doctor”

Therefore your first theory is correct, it means his acquaintance is the doctor.
Q: O que significa acquaintance?
A: An acquaintance is someone you know, but is less that a friend.
"I don't know Tom well. He is just an acquaintance from work."
Some people use it when they meet someone.
"Hello. I'm Tom. Pleased to make your acquaintance."
Q: O que significa I'm delighted to make your acquaintance ?
A: Fancy way to say, "Nice to meet you."
Q: O que significa acquaintance?
A: someone you know but you can't describe them as a friend, colleague, counterpart or any of the usual definitions.

Example sentences using "Acquaintance"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com acquaintance.
A: 1st meaning: not a very close friend

“Me and Johnathan were only acquaintances, I wouldn’t consider him a friend.”
“An acquaintance told me that there was a sale on fruit today”

2nd meaning: not familiar with a subject

“I’m not well acquainted with mechanics.”
“They were very unacquainted with each other”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com acquaintance .
A: We aren't that close, We're just acquaintances.

He's just someone I know, an acquaintance.

Pleased to make your acquaintance.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com acquaintance.
A: I am pleased to make your acquaintance
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com acquaintance .
A: 1. "She ran into an old acquaintance at the grocery store."
2. "I wouldn't class her as a friend, i would class her more of an acquaintance"

These are a bit random but i hope they helped! :)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com acquaintance.
A: He gradually lost contact with all his old acquaintances.

Professor Stevens is a professional acquaintance of mine - shall I introduce you to him?

I recently met an old work acquaintance of mine and I hardly recognized him.

I hope you'll consider me a friend and not just an acquaintance.

The news quickly spread around all our friends and acquaintances.

Synonyms of "Acquaintance" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre acquaintance e knowleage ?
A: Acquaintance is someone you know
Knowledge is something you know

I just met bob, I would consider him an acquaintance, but not yet a friend.

I study astronomy, so I must gain much knowledge on the stars and planets.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre (acquaintance) e (relatives) ?
A: acquaintances: You have known them some times or talk to each other some times. relatives: Your mom/dad/sister/grandpa/brother/aunt/... is the younger/elder sister/brother/mother/father/grandma/... of someone
Q: Qual é a diferença entre It is nice to make acquaintance e it's nice to meet you ?
A: To make your acquaintance...more formal.

Translations of "Acquaintance"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? acquaintance
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I have never make sure with her, but I can say we surely are acquaintance each other. We've just missed good timing to say hi, and we've never still talk with each other up until now, being conscious of each other.
A: I haven’t confirmed with her, but I am sure that we are good acquaintances. Poor timing has made it difficult to have a conversation until now but have always been aware of each other in the past
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? acquaintance
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? acquaintance
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? acquaintance , delicious ,apporoximately
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Other questions about "Acquaintance"

Q: She is my acquaintance, not my friend.
But we might to be able to good friends soa natural?
A: "she is my acquaintance, not my friend. But we might be able to be good friends."
Q: "I'm delighted to make your acquaintance."
Do I use the statement only when someone was introducing somebody to me?
Could I use the statement when it's first meeting and I and he is only here(only two people and it's not being introduced by someone).
A: You could use it, bit it seems a bit old fashioned to Americans. It's more common to say "it's nice to meet you."
Q: I made your acquaintance just a couple days ago, but I seem we go back quite a long way. soa natural?
A: We've only met each other a few days ago, but it seems as if we go back a long way.
Q: I don't know any more about him.
He is an acquaintance I nod to when I met. soa natural?
A: @chiez: I don't know anymore about him.
He is an acquaintance I nodded to when we met.
Q: I have acquaintances who work as volunteer in Philippine. One of them, she works for tourism marketing, other one works for recovering disasters area. soa natural?
A: "Natural disaster" usually refers to disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis, and tornados.

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