Example sentences for: acumen

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

  • Some see the concert as evidence of marketing acumen and a self-aggrandizing streak in the '90s' best-selling musician.

  • His lack of financial acumen and love of expensive objects caused him to become bankrupt in 1656 and he had to sell all his possessions, including the house, in 1660.

  • The possibility that heir apparent Al Gore lacks the necessary political acumen is Issue 2. And, though some predicted that her 15 minutes of fame had expired, Paula Jones' decision to file an appeal sneaks in as Issue 3.

  • The 11-year-old action franchise "begs for a mercy killing" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ). Many critics even wax nostalgic for the psychological acumen of earlier Lethal Weapon installments.

  • P. 245: for accumen read acumen.

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