Example sentences for: academy

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

  • In the movie Manhattan , the Woody Allen character learns that the characters played by Diane Keaton and Michael Murphy have invented something they call the Academy of the Overrated, and have filled it with, among others, Mahler, Jung, and Fitzgerald:

  • From the moment Cameron's name was announced as Best Director at the Academy Awards, his standing out here has been in free fall.

  • How we are intended to view Max is the overriding--albeit unstated--question raised by Rushmore , which played the New York Film Festival last September, opened for a week in New York and Los Angeles in December to qualify for the Academy Awards, and begins a nationwide run this week.

  • Soon after the American Revolution several of the founding fathers of the new nation advocated establishing an academy, similar to those of France and Sweden, to standardize and, in effect, enshrine an official American form of English.

  • ' Although the editor mentions pronounceable acronyms in his Preface, users would be at a loss to determine that UN and R.A.F . are not pronounced but that R.A.D.A . (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts “RAHdah”), UNICEF, U.N.C.L.E ., and Pan-Am are; worse, the showing of radar as RADAR (for `radio detecting and ranging') and sonar as SONAR (`sound navigation and ranging') is in outright error.


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