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[ə'kweɪnt] брит. / амер.


  1. (acquaint with) знакомить с (кем-л.)

  2. (acquaint oneself with) ознакомляться с (чем-л.)

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Dick, glancing at Miss Sally, saw that she was making signals to him, to acquaint her brother with the subject of their recent conversation.
Скосив глаза на мисс Салли, Дик увидел, что она знаками просит его посвятить брата в их недавний разговор.
Dickens, Charles / The Old Curiosity ShopДиккенс, Чарльз / Лавка древностей
Лавка древностей
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
The Old Curiosity Shop
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
If ever I find them together again, I will acquaint the hussy with a stout dogwood stick which I have cut expressly for her benefit.
Если я еще раз застану их вместе, я уж познакомлю мерзавку с моей кизиловой дубинкой: нарочно для нее срезал…
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
This she deliver'd in the most bitter touch of sorrow that e'er I heard virgin exclaim in; which I held my duty speedily to acquaint you withal; sithence, in the loss that may happen, it concerns you something to know it.
Все это она говорила с самой горькой скорбью, какую мне приходилось когда-либо слышать из девичьих уст. Я счел своим долгом осведомить вас об этом безотлагательно, так как в случае какого-нибудь несчастья вам следует знать, в чем дело.
Shakespeare, William / Alls Wel that ends WellШекспир, Вильям / Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Шекспир, Вильям
© Издательство "ACADEMIA", 1937
Alls Wel that ends Well
Shakespeare, William
© Susan Snyder 1993
Lavretsky was about to acquaint him with his new position, but Mihalevitch interrupted him, muttering hurriedly, "I have heard, my dear fellow, I have heard - who could have anticipated it?" and at once turned the conversation upon general subjects.
Лаврецкий упомянул было о своих обстоятельствах, но Михалевич перебил его, поспешно пробормотав: "Слышал, брат, слышал, - кто это мог ожидать?" - и тотчас перевел разговор в область общих рассуждений.
Turgenev, I.S. / A House of GentlefolkТургенев, И.С. / Дворянское гнездо
Дворянское гнездо
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1983
A House of Gentlefolk
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
May I be bold to acquaint his Grace you are gone about it?
Смею ли я осведомить его светлость о вашем намерении?
Shakespeare, William / Alls Wel that ends WellШекспир, Вильям / Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Шекспир, Вильям
© Издательство "ACADEMIA", 1937
Alls Wel that ends Well
Shakespeare, William
© Susan Snyder 1993
And so he would, had he known it; but though Mrs. Dobbs had made several attempts to acquaint him with the precise hour and method of the intended elopement, he peremptorily ordered her to hold her tongue.
И, наверно, он бы вмешался, если бы знал о нем; но как только миссис Добс заговаривала с ним о том, когда и как именно намерены совершить побег влюбленные, он тотчас приказывал ей замолчать.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / CatherineТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Кэтрин
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
Thackeray, William Makepeace
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
"Would you that despatches were sent to Sir William at Edinburgh, to acquaint him with what has happened?" demanded Dryfesdale; "and ought not the place of Kinross to be alarmed, lest there be force upon the shores of the lake?"
— Не послать ли курьера к сэру Уильяму в Эдинбург, чтобы сообщить ему обо всем происшедшем? — спросил Драйфсдейл. — Может быть, объявить тревогу в Кинросе? Они могут собрать людей на том берегу озера!
Scott, Walter / The AbbotСкотт, Вальтер / Аббат
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
The Abbot
Scott, Walter
© The University Court of the University of Edinburgh 2000
I broke in on his lamentations to acquaint him that I was no prisoner, though scarce able to account for my being in that place at such an hour.
Прервав его сетования, я сказал ему, что попал сюда не в качестве заключенного, хотя едва ли смогу объяснить, как явился в это место в столь неурочный час.
Scott, Walter / Rob RoyСкотт, Вальтер / Роб Рой
Роб Рой
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "ЛЕНИЗДАТ", 1953
Rob Roy
Scott, Walter
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
The sergeant went immediately to acquaint the Commandant with what he had heard.
Сержант тотчас же передал эти слова коменданту.
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.
Acquaint my mother with my hate to her,
Причину бегства - ненависть к жене
Shakespeare, William / Alls Wel that ends WellШекспир, Вильям / Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Шекспир, Вильям
© Издательство "ACADEMIA", 1937
Alls Wel that ends Well
Shakespeare, William
© Susan Snyder 1993
I ain't acquainted with the business, sir.
Я и дела-то не знаю.
Dickens, Charles / Martin ChuzzlewitДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь и приключения Мартина Чезлвита
Жизнь и приключения Мартина Чезлвита
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
Martin Chuzzlewit
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1994
Readers who are acquainted with Chernyshevsky’s works naturally know that such reservations did not prevent him from thinking and “worrying” very much about the future.
Читатель, знакомый с сочинениями Чернышевского, знает, конечно, что такого рода оговорки не мешали ему очень много думать и «заботиться» о будущем времени.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
The CUSTOMER'S signature confirms that they have become fully acquainted with this Agreement and these Provisions; that they understand and agree with them, as if they had written this text themselves.
Подпись Клиента удостоверяет, что он полностью ознакомился с Договором и настоящими Правилами, понимает их и согласен с ними, как если бы он сам написал данный текст.
© AS LTB Bank
© AS LTB Bank
That you are well acquainted with yourself,
Когда вы сами знаете себя,
Shakespeare, William / Alls Wel that ends WellШекспир, Вильям / Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Шекспир, Вильям
© Издательство "ACADEMIA", 1937
Alls Wel that ends Well
Shakespeare, William
© Susan Snyder 1993
The habit of superintending the personal police of the garrison had made him acquainted with character, and he had long been disposed to think well of Jasper.
Постоянное наблюдение за солдатами гарнизона, вошедшее в привычку, позволило ему узнать характер каждого, и у него давно сложилось о Джаспере хорошее мнение.
Cooper, James Fenimore / The Pathfinder, or, the Inland SeaКупер, Джеймс Фенимор / Следопыт, или На берегах Онтарио
Следопыт, или На берегах Онтарио
Купер, Джеймс Фенимор
© Издательство "Правда", 1981
The Pathfinder, or, the Inland Sea
Cooper, James Fenimore
© State University of New York 1981

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ə'kweɪntVerbзнакомить сExamples

to get / become acquainted with smb. — познакомиться с кем-л.

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acquaint / familiarize oneself
acquaint with
be acquainted with
быть знакомым
getting acquainted
be acquainted
get / become acquainted
be familiarly acquainted with
хорошо знать
to get acquainted

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)acquainting
Past Participle (Participle II)acquainted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I acquaintwe acquaint
you acquaintyou acquaint
he/she/it acquaintsthey acquaint
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am acquaintingwe are acquainting
you are acquaintingyou are acquainting
he/she/it is acquaintingthey are acquainting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have acquaintedwe have acquainted
you have acquaintedyou have acquainted
he/she/it has acquaintedthey have acquainted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been acquaintingwe have been acquainting
you have been acquaintingyou have been acquainting
he/she/it has been acquaintingthey have been acquainting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I acquaintedwe acquainted
you acquaintedyou acquainted
he/she/it acquaintedthey acquainted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was acquaintingwe were acquainting
you were acquaintingyou were acquainting
he/she/it was acquaintingthey were acquainting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had acquaintedwe had acquainted
you had acquaintedyou had acquainted
he/she/it had acquaintedthey had acquainted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been acquaintingwe had been acquainting
you had been acquaintingyou had been acquainting
he/she/it had been acquaintingthey had been acquainting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will acquaintwe shall/will acquaint
you will acquaintyou will acquaint
he/she/it will acquaintthey will acquaint
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be acquaintingwe shall/will be acquainting
you will be acquaintingyou will be acquainting
he/she/it will be acquaintingthey will be acquainting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have acquaintedwe shall/will have acquainted
you will have acquaintedyou will have acquainted
he/she/it will have acquaintedthey will have acquainted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been acquaintingwe shall/will have been acquainting
you will have been acquaintingyou will have been acquainting
he/she/it will have been acquaintingthey will have been acquainting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would acquaintwe should/would acquaint
you would acquaintyou would acquaint
he/she/it would acquaintthey would acquaint
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be acquaintingwe should/would be acquainting
you would be acquaintingyou would be acquainting
he/she/it would be acquaintingthey would be acquainting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have acquaintedwe should/would have acquainted
you would have acquaintedyou would have acquainted
he/she/it would have acquaintedthey would have acquainted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been acquaintingwe should/would have been acquainting
you would have been acquaintingyou would have been acquainting
he/she/it would have been acquaintingthey would have been acquainting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am acquaintedwe are acquainted
you are acquaintedyou are acquainted
he/she/it is acquaintedthey are acquainted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being acquaintedwe are being acquainted
you are being acquaintedyou are being acquainted
he/she/it is being acquaintedthey are being acquainted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been acquaintedwe have been acquainted
you have been acquaintedyou have been acquainted
he/she/it has been acquaintedthey have been acquainted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was acquaintedwe were acquainted
you were acquaintedyou were acquainted
he/she/it was acquaintedthey were acquainted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being acquaintedwe were being acquainted
you were being acquaintedyou were being acquainted
he/she/it was being acquaintedthey were being acquainted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been acquaintedwe had been acquainted
you had been acquaintedyou had been acquainted
he/she/it had been acquaintedthey had been acquainted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be acquaintedwe shall/will be acquainted
you will be acquaintedyou will be acquainted
he/she/it will be acquaintedthey will be acquainted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been acquaintedwe shall/will have been acquainted
you will have been acquaintedyou will have been acquainted
he/she/it will have been acquaintedthey will have been acquainted