Example sentences for: acquainted

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

  • In 1729 Benjamin Franklin said a journalist ought to be qualified with an extensive acquaintance with languages, a great easiness and command of writing and relating things clearly and intelligibly, and, in a few words, he should be able to speak of war both by land and sea, be well acquainted with geography, with the history of the time, with the several interests of princes and states, the secrets of courts, and the manners and customs of all nations.

  • Some held extremist beliefs or were well acquainted with known extremists.

  • In Depression-era Russell, Kan., it was Bob Dole's mother, Bina, who acquainted her children with the salubrious effects of the strap on Saturday afternoons.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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