more than a passing acquaintance with

idiom

: a lot of knowledge about
He has more than a passing acquaintance with wine.

Examples of more than a passing acquaintance with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the days before university ethics committees became ascendant, studies sometimes included subjects who had more than a passing acquaintance with the researchers yet were still treated in a manner that seems a bit shocking today. Discover Magazine, 9 May 2012

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“More than a passing acquaintance with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%20than%20a%20passing%20acquaintance%20with. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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