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Social distancePlay
Indicates you recognize and sometimes interact with the person, but lack a close bond. SlideAt the conference, I chatted with a few acquaintances over coffee.
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Frequency of contactPlay
Can be used for someone you meet occasionally or rarely, rather than regularly. SlideMy acquaintance from yoga class and I bumped into each other at the mall.
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No personal detailsPlay
You typically don't know personal details about an acquaintance, unlike a friend. SlideEven though I see him at events, he's more of an acquaintance; I don't know much about him.