Example sentences for: acquainted

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

  • An advertisement in Rivington's New York Gazette on October 6, 1774, “wanted a young man acquainted with keeping books in the Italian method,” and another was from one who, “wants a place.

  • From the moment it became clear that John F. Kennedy Jr. and his two passengers had been lost at sea, Keeping Tabs--who was passingly acquainted with Kennedy--began to brace herself for the inevitable tabloid onslaught.

  • In a 1757 letter Benjamin Franklin wrote, “I am glad Peter is acquainted with the Crown Soap business.”

  • If you have heard the name of Canada's prime minister (Jean Chrétien) pronounced correctly, or if you are sufficiently acquainted with French to know this fairly common name (which means Christian), you do not need to know that an acute accent is usually put over an e to indicate that it is a long e in an unstressed syllable.

  • (Full disclosure: I'm acquainted with Rosetto and the "gay Sammy Glick."


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