Example sentences for: acquaintance

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

  • Within a few paces they encountered an acquaintance of Mr. Kaplan's.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • These include "acquaintance or relationship with attorneys or witnesses" (in this case, chiefly Clinton and Starr) and biases regarding "credibility of witnesses" (in this case, whether Starr's witnesses would automatically be regarded more favorably).

  • A member of the Muslim Brotherhood executed in 1966 on charges of attempting to overthrow the government, Qutb mixed Islamic scholarship with a very superficial acquaintance with Western history and thought.

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