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nodding acquaintance n.
fait de se connaître à peine

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
connaître vaguement
pr. part
connaissant vaguement
pr. part
inclinant la tête
n.
syndrome des spasmes en flexion
[Med.]
pr. part
faisant oui de la tête
pr. part
hochant la tête en signe d'approbation
n.
connaissance
[Bus.]
n.
viol commis par une connaissance
n.
personne de sa connaissance
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nod, nothing, no, node

"nodding acquaintance": examples and translations in context
It's fair to say you have a more than nodding acquaintance... Il est juste de dire que c'est plus qu'une connaissance pour vous.
I have a nodding acquaintance with geography, geometry... astronomy, philosophy, and botany. J'ai des notions de géographie, de géométrie, d'astronomie et de philosophie.
for the general mathematician, philosopher, computer scientist and any other curious reader who has at least a nodding acquaintance with the symbolism of first-order logic, and who can recognize the logical validity of a few elementary formulas. pour le grand mathématicien, philosophe, informaticien et curieux de tout autre lecteur qui a au moins un signe de tête connaissance avec la symbolique de premier ordre logique, et qui peuvent reconnaître la validité logique de quelques formules élémentaires.
We had a nodding acquaintance. On se connaissait à peine.
[English] The hon. member means well but his acquaintance with the facts is still at best nodding. [Traduction] Le député a de bonnes intentions, mais sa connaissance des faits est pour le moins superficielle.
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