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    uktous is offline Senior Member
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    Default get familiar with

    Hi,

    Question:
    Do I use get familiar with correctly?

    Sentence:
    John was not familiar with cooking.
    After I answered his questions and taught him, he is familiar with cooking now.
    So, I helped him to get familiar with cooking.

    My opinion:
    I think it means
    Someone was not familiar with something, and he becomes familiar with that thing now.

    Thanks

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    Default Re: get familiar with

    Yes. (In another context, 'get familiar with' can have asexual connotation, giving rise to many exchanges such as A: 'It'll give the men a chance to get familiar with their new colleagues.' B: 'Not too familiar, I hope' (the studio audience laughs uproariously). But in this case you're right.)

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