Example sentences for: acumen

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

  • He offers as proof of his fiscal acumen his management of the repair of the Wollman Skating Rink.

  • Alison Anthoine, Wolff's wife and attorney, sizes up the deal with the acumen of a confidence man.

  • 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 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.


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