more than a passing acquaintance with
Definition of more than a passing acquaintance with
: a lot of knowledge about He has more than a passing acquaintance with wine.
Word by Word Definitions
: additional, further
: in addition
: a greater quantity, number, or amount
: something additional : an additional amount
: persons of higher rank
: additional persons or things or a greater amount
: the act of one that passes or causes to pass
: going by or past
: having a brief duration
: to a surpassing degree : exceedingly
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