Sentence Examples

  • His newly-acquired skills were tested!
  • The iron acquired a reputation for poor steaming.
  • We meet at very short intervals, not having had time to acquire any new value for each other.
  • It may be that, just as the usages of civilized nations have slowly crystallized into international law, so there may come a time when the political principles that govern states in relation to each other will be so clearly defined and so generally accepted as to acquire something of a legal or quasi-legal character.
  • If, for example, a knitting needle is stroked with the south pole of a magnet, the strokes being directed from the middle of the needle towards the two extremities alternately, the needle will acquire a north pole at each end and a south pole in the middle.

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