Example sentences for: acclaim

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

  • So in order to believe that discrimination explains the black/white wage differential, you must believe that managers throughout the industry are so blinded by racism that they are willing to throw away a 150 percent gain for their stockholders, and the acclaim of all Wall Street for themselves.

  • After reviving his career with a smash-hit remake of The Nutty Professor (1996), Eddie Murphy reprises Rex Harrison's 1967 role as the man who talks with animals--but to less acclaim.

  • Unanimous acclaim for the Australian Booker Prize-winner's update of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations . "An audacious and wholly successful act of writerly reinvention" (Marc Carnegie, the Wall Street Journal ). Reviewers praise the way Carey re-examines the oppressive aspects of Victorian England and Victorian literature, even as he spins a crack adventure story.

  • It was the development of the sherry wine and brandy business that brought the city worldwide acclaim and more prosperity.

  • Critical acclaim ensues.


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