Example sentences for: acquire

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

  • As geologist Nathan Winslow puts it in a gently skeptical review on self-organized criticality, "A theory can, once in the pop science regime, acquire a level of acceptance and momentum that may or may not be warranted by its actual scientific credibility."

  • In other words, no one is going to come along and acquire it, because ultimately there's really nothing there to acquire.

  • In addition to this dinner music, the major hotels organize full-scale recitals of music, song, and dance, and so if you do acquire a taste for it, look out for concerts in town — Delhi has recitals around Republic Day at the end of January.

  • The stunt half-works, at least until he's supposed to undergo an inner transformation and acquire human emotions--whereupon his face remains just as blank.

  • For instance, under normal conditions, olfactory axons acquire immunoreactivity to NCAM at stage 20.


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