Example sentences for: acclaim

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

  • One occasion was the centenary of Manet's painting Olympia, and The Independent (where else need I turn for material?) ran an article on how the picture's critical reception had changed from rejection by a scandalized France in 1890 to enthusiastic acclaim by an admiring world in 1990.

  • Critical acclaim ensues.

  • Veteran Belgian documentarians Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne win acclaim for their film about a 15-year-old boy's pledge to a dying Ghanaian immigrant to look after his family.

  • Dunlap did all this to great acclaim, at least from Wall Street.

  • Unlike recent Justice Department investigations of the White House, Holder's earned near universal acclaim.


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