Example sentences for: acquaint

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

  • Because English spelling is often unrelated to its pronunciation and inconsistent with it, the majority of spellers were used as teaching tools in schools; but there was also an opportunity to acquaint adults with accepted spelling forms (just as there is today, among the bad speller's dictionaries).

  • To understand a people, acquaint yourself with their proverbs , or as another proverb puts it, Customs are the fifth element of the world .

  • (In fairness, it does sometimes happen that they have little or no time to acquaint themselves with the script before reading it on air: stop-press reports flash up on the Autocue; urgent traffic bulletins or revised continuity announcements have to be read unpreviewed from a last-minute printout.)

  • Through them--plus a cache of invisible-ink letters Maggs writes to Phipps in order to acquaint the protégé with his protector--we look into Maggs' tortured soul, and witness an Oates in all but tumescent pursuit of Maggs' life story, which he will exploit for his next best seller.

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