Meaning of “have a passing/slight/nodding acquaintance with sth” in the English Dictionary

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"have a passing/slight/nodding acquaintance with sth" in British English

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have a passing/slight/nodding acquaintance with sth

formal

to have very little knowledge or experience of a subject:

I'm afraid I have only a nodding acquaintance with his works.

(Definition of “have a passing/slight/nodding acquaintance with sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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