Example sentences for: acquaintance

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

  • Then it came into general use, as it still is, for a beloved person, in particular a sweetheart, but also as a term of endearing address to a casual acquaintance, as the lady Lord Mayor of the northern city.

  • By the time I graduated from college, I had studied Latin and French for eleven years, Greek for four, German and Old English for two, Lithuanian and Sanskrit for one, and had established a passing acquaintance with Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish.

  • Duck, sometimes ducks, tended to be used by older men to a girl friend or wife, sometimes a woman of casual acquaintance, such as a barmaid or waitress.

  • My point is that any casual acquaintance is bound to lead to similar ones, because the surface of rock is exciting only at rare and lucky moments.

  • Popsies date back to 1862 as an endearing designation: Popsy have you seen my toothbrush? and, according to the OED is a kind of running extension of pop , an endearing appellation for a girl friend, woman, a casual female acquaintance.


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