Example sentences for: acumen

How can you use “acumen” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The possibility that heir apparent Al Gore lacks the necessary political acumen is Issue 2. And, though some predicted that her 15 minutes of fame had expired, Paula Jones' decision to file an appeal sneaks in as Issue 3.

  • Portugal remained neutral during World War II, and Salazar demonstrated his financial acumen by selling materials and supplies to both sides.

  • But because of his celebrity and organizational acumen, he is the one who always seems to get top billing--or one of the top billings--touting his involvement in these collaborative efforts.

  • Reviewers say the show is long on pop-culture allusions and short on psychological acumen.

  • Not that Calgary was a wasteland when the post-World War II oil boom began, but it was little more than a cow town, better known for bronco-busting rodeos than business acumen.

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