Know Your Next Word : au fait

13. au fait :

adjective :

Being well-informed or skillful in something

Usage :

  • Some technology degree holders took two years in a job before they were au fait with the practical skills.(Caitlin McKay : Award for Dedication : Manawatu Standard (New Zealand) : Aug 27 - 2007.)

  • He is always au fait on the latest events.

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