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Question with the noun Acres

1 example:

Forget two weeks paid vacation, how about two acres of land?
(NBC News, )

Sentences with the noun Acres

70 examples:

That pasture is ten acres.

The farm includes 160 acres.

The pasture has an area of 10 acres.

The field measures more than 300 acres.

I own 30 acres of land about 3 miles out of town.

Each year, twenty-seven million acres of the tropical rainforests are destroyed.

You know that two nations are at war about a few acres of snow somewhere around Canada, and that they are spending on this beautiful war more than the whole of Canada is worth.

Over the next fifteen years, architects, planners and community developers will work together to transform 346 acres of industrial wasteland into 6,500 homes, two shopping centres, a marina, a primary school and college, and parkland.

Canada: A few acres of snow.

Let God's waters run over God's acres.
(Dutch proverb)

And we never got the mule, let alone the forty acres.
(Charles Evers)

My goodness, everyone is planting grapes, even a neighbor with only five acres.
(Doc Severinsen)

A thousand acres that can feed a thousand souls is better than ten thousand acres of no more effect.
(William Petty)

It is 38 acres.
(Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

The home sits on 3 acres of land.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

The Sherwood fire has burned about 78 acres.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Headley Hall in Epsom, Surrey has about 43 acres.
(Daily Mail - News, )

This Massachusetts colonial home sits on 52 acres.
(NBC Today, )

This sprawling Connecticut estate sits on 13 acres.
(NBC Today, )

Now the 26 acres are back up for sale at $10.995 million.
(Lauren Beale in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

He is considering designing a golf course on 1,229 acres.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Nederland, Colo., after a wildfire burned 600 acres in July.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

The bassist paid $4.35 million for 16 acres of land in Ross, CA.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

They've killed off millions of acres' worth of trees in Colorado.
(NBC News Science, )

Tryall Club is an all-villa club and resort spanning 2,200 acres.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

This rustic farmhouse and its 37 acres offer endless possibilities.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

The city has on average 13 acres of parks for each 1,000 residents.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Make the most of your visit to these 1.5 million acres of wetlands.
(USA Today - Travel, )

See Alaska's natural beauty in over six million acres of wilderness.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Shenandoah National Park wildfire has engulfed more than 5,600 acres.
(USA Today - National, )

The fire began Thursday night and had swelled to 5,000 acres by Sunday.
(NBC News, )

A giant flea market in Massachusetts stretches across roughly 80 acres.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Half the trees within 6,000 acres of forest have been affected, they say.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Niijima, as it's called, is now 19.8 acres or five times its initial size.
(USA Today - World, )

He tends 600 Herdwick and Swaledale sheep on 250 acres of Cumbrian hillside.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Carlton Complex Fire that began July 14 has consumed more than 238,000 acres.
(USA Today - National, )

Move sets aside nearly 1.8 million acres of desert for permanent conservation.
(USA Today - National, )

A sophisticated and fully modern hotel set in 500 acres of landscaped grounds.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

Half a million acres is a lot of territory to cover, so let us help guide you.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Visitors can tour Mr. Las Vegas' 52 acres of mansion, museum and horse stables.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Tallgrass once covered 170 million acres of North America. Less than 4% remains.
(USA Today - Travel, )

A stately country house hotel set in 63 acres of grounds just outside Winchester.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

Over 14 acres of rides, characters and fun make Sesame Place perfect for families.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Inishdooney Island, off the coats of Ireland, boasts 94 acres of uninhabited land.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Chapel Down has 300 acres of vineyards in Kent and produces 1m bottles every year.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Charred trees outside Nederland, Colo., after a wildfire burned 600 acres in July.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The 119 acres of St. Peter's Cemetery lie blanketed by the season's first snowfall.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Hundreds of homes have been evacuated in Yarnell, Arizona, as 600 acres of land burns.
(NBC Weather, )

These 1.5 million acres of wetlands and wilderness are unlike anything else in the USA.
(USA Today - Travel, )

The San Diego-area Bernardo fire burned through more than 800 acres of brush on Tuesday.
(UPI - News, )

Its nearly 200 million acres of arable land could feed much of Africa, and the mighty...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Six wildfires were burning across California on Saturday, consuming nearly 60,000 acres.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Tip leads to discovery of several acres of pot growing near Texas airport; suspects flee.
(USA Today - National, )

The 728 acres of Bantham, South Devon, have been owned by a single family since the 1920s.
(Daily Mail - News, )

For $2.4 million you can get 50 acres of paradise in the middle of Virginia's wine country.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Tucked away down a narrow lane in Devon, the 22 acres of Greenham Reach are an idyllic spot.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

It protects 150 million acres of land and water from Maine to Alaska -- and the creatures...
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Currently, there are more than 18,300 golf courses in the US covering over 2.7 million acres.
(Science Daily - News, )

Crews report good progress against El Dorado County fire that's consumed more than 100 acres.
(NBC Weather, )

Despite heavy development, the United States still has millions of acres of pristine wild lands.
(Science Daily - News, )

Listed for $7.8 million, the property known as Emigrant Peak Ranch sits on nearly 3,000 acres...
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

The 5-megawatt solar facility is shaped like Mickey Mouse and is spread over 22 acres near Epcot.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

17,000 acres of land has burned in New Mexico as wildfires continue to rip through western states.
(NBC Weather, )

Firefighters in California have been battling a blaze which has destroyed nearly 150 acres of land.
(BBC News - World News, )

A Growing Washington state wildfire has already consumed 5,500 acres. KING's John Langeler reports.
(NBC Weather, )

Earlshall Castle in Leuchars, Fife, is a 16th Century A-listed building set in 53 acres of grounds.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Yosemite National Park is expanding its boundary with the addition of 400 acres of Ackerson Meadow.
(Tech Times - Science, )

This, the newest Center Parcs resort, is set in 365 acres of woodland, within easy access of London.
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Travel, )

The Cocos Fire goes down for the count on Sunday, after scorching away more than 2,500 acres of land.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

To replace California's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant would require 40,000 acres of solar panels.
(Forbes - Business, )

Other sentences

47 examples:

There are 640 acres in a square mile.

We own a few hundred acres between the three of us.

The property must have been nearly a thousand acres all told.

I live on this nice three acres in Hollywood.
(Penelope Spheeris)

Legislatures represent people, not acres or trees.
(Earl Warren)

One time we did have 300 acres in watermelons. That was fun.
(Delta Burke)

You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own ""acres of diamonds.""
(Earl Nightingale)

Six buildings and thousands of acres have burned.
(NBC Weather, )

Acres upon acres of pine and birch and rolling hills.
(Forbes - Technology, )

It offers acres of unspoiled landscape and 16 properties.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Explore the park's over 236,000 acres in just two minutes.
(USA Today - Travel, )

And it's on 70 acres — plenty of room for hunting dragons.
(NBC Today, )

Martin and William Haines have 250 acres devoted to pea-growing.
(Carolyn Hart in The Telegraph - Food and Drink, )

So far, more than 7 million acres have been torched this season.
(NBC Weather, )

28,000 acres unlike anywhere else in the USA await in Puerto Rico.
(USA Today - Travel, )

The university owned 1,000 acres but was home to just eight buildings.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

The Pilot fire has scorched 7,736 acres and is 6% contained, according...
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

He is the son of Bernard and Kaye Merna (pictured), who own Compton Acres.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Stan Kroenke's purchase of 60 acres in Inglewood raises plenty of questions.
(Sam Farmer in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

You know, cubicle world -- acres of gray carpeting bathed in florescent light.
(Forbes - Technology, )

It can cover 700 acres per hour and produces high-resolution 2-D and 3-D maps.
(The New York Times - Science, )

The home sits on 706 acres, took a decade to build, and has never been lived in.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

With over a million acres in the park, here's how to make the most of your trip.
(USA Today - Travel, )

A wildfire expanded to 3,545 acres on the western side of Yosemite National Park.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Farmers in 2013 added 12 million more acres of crops that are genetically modified.
(USA Today - National, )

Ten fires have burned a total of more than 10,000 acres, although only two of the...
(Jill Cowan, Tony Perry and Veronica Rocha in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Goal is to get thousands of acres in same area to transfer to National Park Service.
(USA Today - National, )

The fire is just one of several that have burned through seven million acres so far.
(NBC Weather, )

A punishing drought that has left a half-million acres of farmland fallow this year.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

And Village Farms has 110 acres under glass — nearly one-seventh of B.C.’s total.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

This 8-acre property in the Alexander Valley AVA comes with 6 planted acres of grapes.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

The Mid-Century home sits on approximately 2 acres and is asking just over $2 million.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Palestinian farmers reclaimed acres they had lost decades earlier in rare legal victory.
(USA Today - World, )

That's 3.1 million acres, a loss that comes during one of the hottest periods in decades.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The U.S. to open nearly 45 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico to development this month.
(USA Today - Money, )

The fire, which has been raging for more than 10 days, had burned 40,700 acres and was...
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Valley fire (as of 9:45 p.m.) 62,000 acres burned 10% contained 13,000 people displaced...
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Bruce Willis’ new digs span 22.32 acres on one of the highest points in Bedford, New York.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Individually, the largest wildfires grew at a rate of 350 acres a year, the new research says.
(Science Daily - News, )

Wildfires have burned almost one million acres in Washington, leaving destruction in its wake.
(USA Today - National, )

Montana's so-called Roaring Lion fire burned 2,000 acres in just a few hours Sunday afternoon.
(NBC Weather, )

The Singleton House, designed by Richard Neutra, sits on 5.2 acres with a swimming pool and spa.
(Lauren Beale in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

The fire has scorched more than 18,500 acres in the rural community in Canada's Alberta province.
(NBC News, )

The fire in eastern Arizona has grown to 1,500 acres in less than 24 hours and threatens two towns.
(NBC News, )

The Border Fire east of San Diego had burned 1,500 acres, and officials were evacuating the town...
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

The Sherpa fire has grown to nearly 6,000 acres, and officials described the blaze as 20% contained.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

The temple complex sits on 162 acres in Robbinsville, New Jersey, and is set to be completed in 2017.
(NBC News, )

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