Example sentences for: acclaim

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

  • Life Is Beautiful, written and directed by and starring Italian Roberto Benigni (he starred in Down by Law , 1986), has won international acclaim for wedding sentimental, Chaplinesque slapstick to a story that finishes up in a concentration camp with Jews being gassed and roasted.

  • Exley's life of splendid indigence didn't change when his book met with wide acclaim.

  • Only two have received acclaim: Welcome to Sarajevo , starring Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei as journalists who save Bosnian orphans; and Ang Lee's adaptation of Rick Moody's The Ice Storm . Flops include The Brave , Johnny Depp's directorial debut.

  • Both regretfully conclude that they were unprepared for this early acclaim, and that missing out on the trial and error of adolescence caused them permanent damage.

  • 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.


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