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    alpacinoutd is offline Key Member
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    That project I did in middle school was my first acquaintance with

    I intend to say that project in middle school was the first time I was exposed to a branch of science and experienced it. Can I use "acquaintance with"?

    That project I did in middle school was my first acquaintance with hematology even though at the time I did not know the exact name of the science.

    There must be a better way to express it. Would you offer your suggestions?

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: That project I did in middle school was my first acquaintance with

    Try exposure to. You might want to end with I didn't know what it was called.
    I am not a teacher.

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