He is my acquaintance
Acquaintance has developed into friendship.
I am pleased to make your acquaintance
She’s an acquaintance of mine rather than a close friend.
I met an acquaintance of yours at the train station.
The "significant turning point" in his career popped up when an acquaintance approached the young upstart with an offer from Franklin Templeton — an offer "with no promotion and a better-than-nothing monthly salary increase of just HK$ 2,000".
The acquaintance that offered the job opportunity in Franklin Templeton had used to work with him.
That project, where Chang turned out to be the one and only volunteer, gave him the chance to showcase his capability and personality, so much so his name cropped up in the acquaintance's mind once a job opening appeared.
Organizing business forums, catching up with old friends and making acquaintance with new customers, the delegations from a number of Chinese provinces and municipalities are bringing with them ample business proposals and investment offers, sharing with the world development dividends of China.
One of the WSDO handicrafts that Koirala sells in Shanghai is the Ranju bag, which was designed by an acquaintance of the same name who had lost her family during the 2015 Gorkha earthquake.
My friends told me online platforms are easier to access, have good confidentiality and can help users avoid the potential awkwardness of running into an acquaintance or a colleague, and are more flexible," Yang said.
Sources close to the matter said Ghosn's arrest was related to allegations he used part of Nissan's funds which were transferred to a Nissan dealership in Oman, operated for seven years until last year by an acquaintance of his.