Example sentences for: acumen

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

  • His lack of financial acumen and love of expensive objects caused him to become bankrupt in 1656 and he had to sell all his possessions, including the house, in 1660.

  • The 11-year-old action franchise "begs for a mercy killing" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ). Many critics even wax nostalgic for the psychological acumen of earlier Lethal Weapon installments.

  • He has always been a parasite on her political acumen, her intelligence, and her income.

  • Edgar Bronfman Sr.--in his role of Aged Wisdom--has just published Good Spirits: The Making of a Businessman , a memoir brimming with self-congratulatory tales of his business acumen and generosity.

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


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