Example sentences for: acquire

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

  • If you accompany each egg with a shot of triple distilled, ice cold vodka, your afternoon will soon acquire a dreamlike consistency.

  • The movie's Septimus never seems more than a literary conceit, and only in his fleeting moments of sanity does Graves acquire a mordant poignancy.

  • "All items soon to acquire the 'Intel Inside' logo."

  • For instance, we are told that "foreign policy was secondary [to German unity] in Hitler's intentions," although Hitler saw these aims as inseparable--invoking, in Mein Kampf , Germany's need for "living space" ( lebensraum ) and her "moral right to acquire foreign land and soil."

  • Those who simply harbor an abiding affection for the language and like having fun with it will want to acquire the book for delectable browsing.


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