Example sentences for: acumen

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

  • He has always been a parasite on her political acumen, her intelligence, and her income.

  • Portugal remained neutral during World War II, and Salazar demonstrated his financial acumen by selling materials and supplies to both sides.

  • 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.

  • Not that Calgary was a wasteland when the post-World War II oil boom began, but it was little more than a cow town, better known for bronco-busting rodeos than business acumen.

  • Reviewers say the show is long on pop-culture allusions and short on psychological acumen.


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