Example sentences for: academy

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

  • Hong Kong’s three professional dance companies — the Hong Kong Ballet Company, the Hong Kong Dance Company, and the newer City Contemporary Dance Company — perform regularly, often at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts.

  • Most notably, in 1971 he turned down the Best Actor Oscar for his title role in Patton , calling the Academy Awards "a two-hour meat parade."

  • A couple of weeks ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that it would award an honorary Oscar to the director Elia Kazan.

  • (Why, what a coincidence: Here's one right here .) Despite some press-release malarkey about democracy in action, the true spirit of the Web, and blah, blah, the connection between this and any valid expression or measurement of Web popularity is about as close as Die internationale Akademie digitaler Künste und Wissenschaften is to the National Academy of Sciences.

  • Bologna also boasts of the diploma its Philharmonic Academy gave Mozart in 1770 — though he might have done quite well without it.


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