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Sentences with the noun Acclaim

7 examples:

Johnston simply brushed aside the acclaim. “I told her, ‘you’re going to be here someday.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

To the acclaim of all neutral observers and their own abundant relief, Sri Lanka became World 20 champions last night.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

The efforts to paint Steve Jobs as either hero or villain miss a larger truth: He can be both and still be worthy of acclaim.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Daniel Sturridge was last to leave the pitch, having savoured the acclaim of those relieved Liverpool’s supporters in Goodison Park’s away end.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

PAUL NEWMAN: Alastair Cook ran with both arms in the air and a broad smile on his face as he enjoyed the acclaim of the Trent Bridge crowd and his team-mates.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Carrying one daughter on his shoulders and with his two others by his side, Steven Gerrard circled the field inside Anfield and received the acclaim of his adoring Liverpool fans one last time.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Sánchez achieved such acclaim and a worldwide following through her blog, Generación Y. Available in 17 languages, Sánchez overcame the obstacles presented by Cuban censorship by emailing the blog entries to friends living outside Cuba, who would subsequently post them online.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Sentence with the verb Acclaim

1 example:

Ronny Deila has hit back at Steve McManaman after the Liverpool legend questioned the right of Celtic players to acclaim their fans after Thursday’s pulsating draw with Inter Milan.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )


1 example:

But did George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin actually say these things for which they receive so much acclaim?
(Science Daily - News, )

Other sentences

89 examples:

The mayor's speech was received with much acclaim.

Nelson Mandela was one of those rare people who manage to win universal acclaim throughout the world.

Acclaim is a distraction.
(James Broughton)

John Bercow elected unanimously as Speaker amid acclaim.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Singer Frank Yamma overcomes homelessness to earn global acclaim.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

Florian Zeller’s play has earned acclaim in France and England.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

One sentry outside Buckingham Palace has tweaked his walk of duty to much acclaim.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The arrangement is crucial to Meerkat, which launched to much acclaim at the SxSW.
(USA Today - Tech, )

IM Global's specialty label Acclaim sold the film, which will star Christopher Plummer.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

Time to hear the acclaim, wave to the supporters and feel a little love from the Stretford End.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The New York start-up launched to much acclaim last September, hailed as the Netflix of e-books.
(Salvador Rodriguez in Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

Parm has been greeted with almost universal love and acclaim -- sometimes deserved, sometimes not so much.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Clayton Kershaw had the Cy Young Awards and the magazine covers and All-Star acclaim and the record contract.
(Steve Dilbeck in Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

Novak Djokovic may have ended the Roger Federer fairytale but the Wimbledon champion 'deserves more acclaim'.
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

The show has gained even more admirers and acclaim since it went off the air in 2008 following a five-year run.
(Greg Braxton in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Ari Taymor's 3-year-old restaurant Alma basks in the kind of acclaim most young chefs can barely begin to fathom.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Not so much the personal acclaim or the minute’s applause on the eve of what would have been his 100th birthday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Since his election 18 months ago, Pope Francis has won widespread acclaim from inside the Catholic Church and beyond.
(Forbes - Business, )

The production was first produced by the National Theater of Scotland last year, and then in London to great acclaim.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Manchester City forward Samir Nasri has claimed that Yaya Toure would receive more acclaim if he wasn’t from Africa.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It gained national acclaim and so many new students that officials reversed their threat to close the Westside campus.
(James Rainey in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Veteran Sizing Europe landed his second Champion Chase to huge acclaim on the first day of the Festival at Punchestown.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Djokovic may have been the cold-hearted killer of the Federer fairytale but he deserves more acclaim, says Tom Fordyce.
(BBC Sport, )

Jonny Wilkinson was a picture of serene fulfilment as he raised the Heineken Cup, but the personal acclaim still jarred.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Judging by the acclaim greeting his performance in gangster drama "Black Mass," it may turn out to be Johnny Depp's year.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

Johnson’s dominance of his division has gained him acclaim as one of the sport’s best pound for pound fighters, although...
(Todd Martin in Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Lionel Messi's masterclass in Barcelona's -0 Champions League win over Bayern Munich drew acclaim from within football and beyond.
(The Independent - Football, )

The Rev. Will Campbell, a white minister who drew acclaim for his involvement in the civil rights movement, has died at the age of 88.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The director shot to international acclaim with his 2009 film "Dogtooth," which went on to an Oscar nomination for best foreign-language...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Jon Cruz, who earned national acclaim for his work with the debate team at a Bronx school, is accused of soliciting nudes of boys for money.
(NBC News, )

Gillian Anderson has gone from science fiction to stage acclaim, winning the best-actress trophy at London's Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Fans of the HBO series "Treme" know him as trombonist Antoine Batiste; he also received acclaim for playing Detective Bunk Moreland on "The Wire.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

2013 was a career high for Matthew McConaughey, who's reaped acclaim for 'Mud' and 'Dallas Buyers Club,' which earned him a lead-actor Oscar nod.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Considering the acclaim, influence and fiercely loyal viewership of the show for the 15+ years that he was host, this should come as no surprise.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Released to acclaim in the US in 2013, Laura van den Berg’s collection of seven short stories deservedly finds a British publisher in Daunt Books.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Christopher Nolan's new film Interstellar receives measured acclaim from critics, who praise its ambitious scale but are less convinced by the story.
(BBC News - World News, )

Novak Djokovic may have been the cold-hearted killer of the Roger Federer fairytale but the Wimbledon champion deserves more acclaim says Tom Fordyce.
(BBC Sport, )

The Gold Standard: Among other debut entries, only 'Dallas Buyers Club' receives something near unanimous acclaim at the Toronto international film fest.
(Glenn Whipp in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Anna Netrebko, one of opera’s reigning stars, is singing the dark and demanding role of Lady Macbeth in Verdi’s “Macbeth” at the Met, to acclaim.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

It cost nearly £200m and was described as world class when opened to universal acclaim just over a year ago by Nobel Peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Flanked by grateful clients, he faced a crush of cameras with the confidence of a man who had achieved a new level of professional acclaim and personal wealth.
(Harriet Ryan and Victoria Kim in Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

The Northumberland property was put on the market by Viz founder Chris Donald, whose magazine won acclaim in the 1980s with its black comedy and toilet humour.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Disney’s Newsies has garnered much acclaim since its inception on Broadway in 2012 and is slated to start an 11-month national tour after the Broadway run ends.
(Forbes - Business, )

Action movies may drive box office revenues, but dramas and deeper, more serious movies earn audience acclaim and appreciation, according to a team of researchers.
(Science Daily - News, )

'Glee' star Darren Criss first got acclaim as a college student on a YouTube parody, but he knew that was only a launching pad. 'I've always worked at it,' he says.
(DiAngelea Millar in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Henri Dutilleux, the French composer whose modernist music has received international acclaim and is performed regularly by major orchestras, died Thursday in Paris.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

By the time AP McCoy traipsed in, ninth in the first race of his last Cheltenham Festival, the acclaim for his great friend and rival Ruby Walsh was ringing in his ears.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Laverne Cox, who has won widespread acclaim for her portrayal of a transgender character in Orange Is The New Black, spoke to a sold-out crowd in Ottawa Wednesday night.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Europe’s latest hero Jamie Donaldson, long considered one is going to have to get used to a whole new level of acclaim following his stunning performance at Gleneagles.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Benedict Cumberbatch has been racking up acclaim of late for solving mysteries as Sherlock Holmes on the BBC, which would seem a natural complement to his latest adventure.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Donald Sterling's lifetime ban from the Los Angeles Clippers was greeted with acclaim Tuesday, but the ruling raised new questions about the future of the troubled franchise.
(The Associated Press in CBC Sports, )

Through nearly 70 years of acclaim as a theater, film and television director — most particularly as a theater director — Peter Brook has been called a magician many times.
(Mike Boehm in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

The stunning scenery and filming locations used in BBC2's six-part series have seen a surge in interest from tourists and helped ensure widespread acclaim for the period drama.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Stan Freberg, whose freewheeling comic career in advertising garnered him worldwide acclaim and whose satirical entertainments abounded on TV, the radio and on records, has died.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Her neutral take on décor has brought her international acclaim, but interiors guru KELLY HOPPEN isn’t about to rest on one of her tasteful cushions, as Lydia Slater discovers.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The provocative director's exploration of three women's search for fulfillment blossomed into a film trilogy that has garnered, if not always universal acclaim, certainly attention.
(Dennis Lim in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

It seems that Mel B, 39, has been taking notes from Ms Beckham, 40, on her image, often adopting very similar looks worn to great acclaim by Victoria during her own fashion renewal.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The importance of the umbilical cord for both the fetus and for newborn infants was demonstrated by researchers several years ago, in a study that received great international acclaim.
(Science Daily - News, )

Next week’s Goodness Gracious Me Special — a revival of the satirical show that ran to huge acclaim - will see a hilarious send-up of hit show Downton Abbey — renamed Brownton Abbey.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

The acclaim for “Amour” offered classical music lovers something to smile about as well, since Haneke’s sensitive use of Schubert is essential in making the disturbing story about aging...
(Mark Swed in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

There is, however, one show that has been denied to us in the UK and that's the Swedish sci-fi drama Real Humans, despite two series having been screened to great acclaim in at least other 50 countries.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

"Fruitvale Station" director Ryan Coogler pauses for a long beat, the way one does when rummaging the memory — the way one might if the acclaim around your first feature had you jetting from city to city.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Though Selma didn't win Best Picture--and though its key players were denied mere nominations for their respective categories--Common and John Legend still found a way to achieve Oscar acclaim for the film.
(Forbes - Business, )

When he's not working on the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," or indulging in his passion for magic tricks, or filming cameos for the "Harold & Kumar" movies, he is earning acclaim for his hosting skills.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Long before Steve Carell was showered in acclaim for his startling transformation into John du Pont for the true-crime drama "Foxcatcher," he was walking home from set, commiserating with co-star Mark Ruffalo.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

In the last five years, Los Angeles Unified has won national acclaim - including praise from First Lady Michelle Obama - for its bold initiatives to transform school food from fatty meals to more healthful fare.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

It can, though, give a legitimate leg-up to a band such as Polar Bear, whose new album In Each And Every One has earned their second nomination, and whose questing post-jazz is a long-shot for mainstream acclaim.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

She was an author, adventurer, historian, curator and a world authority on felt-making, and her successful stewardship of Kendal's Abbot Hall Art Gallery brought it, and her, both national and international acclaim.
(The Independent - People, )

In the last five years, Los Angeles Unified has won national acclaim — including praise from First Lady Michelle Obama — for its bold initiatives to transform school food from fatty meals to more healthful fare.
(Teresa Watanabe in Los Angeles Times - Education, )

Born just outside the storied music crucible of Muscle Shoals, Ala., the 36-year-old Jason Isbell has been regarded as a songwriter's songwriter since gaining wide acclaim with Southern rock band the Drive-By Truckers.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Although Katherine Ryan has been an Edinburgh regular for some years, recent television exposure has brought the quick-witted comic acclaim as someone who more than holds her own in the bearpit atmosphere of panel shows.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Among the acclaim and awards received last year by Rachel Kushner's second novel, The Flamethrowers, dissenting voices said her narrative lacked unity and found its 1970s Manhattan art world setting too cool for its own good.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Tim Hauser was the founder and guiding force behind Manhattan Transfer, the Grammy-winning pop-jazz vocal group who enjoyed decades of worldwide acclaim and were best known in Britain for their 1977 No 1 “Chanson d’Amour”.
(The Independent - People, )

After receiving acclaim for his two previous projects, "Underwater Dogs" and "Underwater Puppies," Casteel was drawn to create his new book, "Underwater Babies,'' after learning of the alarming statistics about children drowning.
(NBC Today, )

David Binkle, L.A. Unified's food services director who won national acclaim for improving school meals, has resigned following a recent audit that found massive waste, ethical breaches and financial mismanagement under his watch.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

A lack of pace and mobility is constantly thrown at Arsenal's Per Mertesackerby his many detractors, and has denied him the acclaim back home that is increasingly coming his way at The Emirates, but it doesn’t seem to bother him.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

But since it ended its five-season run in 2008, the series, which explored the urban and governmental battles surrounding the drug scene in Baltimore, has won widespread acclaim from viewers who watched it on DVD. Many Hollywood insiders...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

As Wembley stood to acclaim Wayne Rooney the mind went back 15 months to the steamy heat of Manaus and a night when England’s new record goalscorer was shunted out to the left-wing to make way for Daniel Sturridge as England opened their World Cup campaign.
(The Independent - Football, )

David Lodge will celebrate his 80th birthday on Wednesday and a day later marks the publication of a memoir covering the first half of a life that has seen him earn acclaim for novels such as Changing Places and literary criticism including The Art of Fiction.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Pakistan's army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating gender equality and education for women.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A day after Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was hit with a defamation lawsuit by thwarted Trinity-Spadina byelection candidate Christine Innes, the Liberals are getting ready to acclaim Toronto Centre MP Chrystia Freeland in the newly-created riding of University Rosedale.
(Kady O'Malley in CBC News - Politics, )

The Montreal writer, who scored a surprise victory last week when his debut novel Us Conductors won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, continued to reap acclaim when Us Conductors was named winner of the Quebec Writers Federation’s Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

An almost wordless, wholly observational account of a blacksmith's routine in rural France, Dominique Benicheti's Cousin Jules enjoyed acclaim at festivals (including a jury prize at Locarno) after its completion in 1973 but never got distribution, even in its home country.
(John DeFore in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Out of all the prominent women who appeared onstage Monday night at the Glamour Women of the Year awards, no one received more acclaim and adoration than a teenager whom no one had heard of little more than a year ago -- 16-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

The race to fill the seat left vacant after the death of former finance minister Jim Flaherty is about to get its first official contender, as the Liberals prepare to acclaim local businesswoman Celina Caesar-Chavannes as candidate-in-waiting for the still undeclared byelection.
(Kady O'Malley in CBC News - Politics, )

As far as surprise hits go, few can compete with the acclaim received by newcomer, Orphan Black, in 2013. Now with the premiere of season two a little over a month away, both networks are utilizing the benefit of different styles to attack two completely different types of viewership.
(Forbes - Business, )

In several hours the visage of Neil Patrick Harris will be beamed into millions of homes as the performer takes the stage for the 2013 Tony Awards, broadcast on CBS. Like Harris' other hosting gigs, it's a turn that has earned him acclaim every one of the years he’s done it (three, in this case).
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Before he became the director of such grim and punishing movies as "Hunger," "Shame" and the Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen was primarily known as a visual artist specializing in visceral video installations and short films that brought him much acclaim, including the Turner Prize...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

In a symmetrical bit of casting for a show that first won acclaim as a television play in 1953, the Ahmanson Theatre’s fall production of “The Trip to Bountiful” will add Vanessa Williams and Blair Underwood to previously-announced star Cicely Tyson, providing a live experience of an acting troika that first performed Horton Foote's script together in a Lifetime television production that began airing in March.
(Mike Boehm in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

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