familiar: familier, connu
His face seems familiar. Son visage m'est familier.
I am familiar with (this case): je connais (ce cas)
(He acts a bit too) familiar: (Il se comporte de façon un peu trop) intime
Note : While familiar can sometimes mean "intimate", it is never used to describe language :
slang or informal language un language familier
- "Yes, I am familiar with the bike to which you are referring."
- "I'm not familiar with that address."
- "Philip : That sounds familiar."
- "I am sure you are already familiar with our extensive line of skin care and beauty products, from our award-winning perfumes (Exotic Garden and others) to our environmentally safe and organically produced soaps ("Cucumber Melonade" is one of our most popular)."
- "Betty : Try this dish, it's something you may not be familiar with."
- "Icarus : Erm no sir, I'm not familiar with it."
- "By the way, in the interest of full disclosure, I should tell you that I myself use Delavigne products and so I am familiar both with the quality of your merchandise as well as with your peerless service."
- "Perhaps you are familiar with 'Smells R Us' because of their catchy radio jingles, but more likely you know them for their many unpaid invoices."
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