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Sentences with the noun Acquaintances

9 examples:

He has a lot of acquaintances.

My business acquaintances know this number.

Among my acquaintances are many Japanese-speaking Americans.

He's building up a network of acquaintances outside his office.

To play a scoundrel convincingly you don’t need to be a scoundrel. Just take a careful look around among your acquaintances.

A poor man has few acquaintances.
(Danish proverb)

I recently went to Venice to renew old acquaintances.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Two teens in Saint-Hyacinthe, Que., have been arrested for allegedly plotting to kill three of their acquaintances.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

For those people who have only just got over having their timelines flooded by ice-bucket challenges and photos of acquaintances' children posing in tiny school uniforms, keep up.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Questions

2 examples:

Are we acquaintances?

Before and after a recent weekend city break to Copenhagen, the first question friends, family and acquaintances have asked is: so, just how expensive was it?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Other sentences

77 examples:

He has many acquaintances but few friends.

She had plenty of acquaintances, but no friends.

Mr White and I are not friends, only acquaintances.

Quite a lot of friends and acquaintances have come.

Mr. White and I aren't friends. We're just acquaintances.

That topic is too intimate to share with casual acquaintances.

If I named them all individually, from wonderful acquaintances to tried and true friends, I'd have the rest of my list done.

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

The more acquaintances, the more danger.
(American proverb)

The more acquaintances you have, the less you know them.
(Chinese proverb)

Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
(Arthur Schopenhauer)

We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.
(Logan Pearsall Smith)

We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it.
(Hattie McDaniel)

I have a million acquaintances but just two or three true friends. I can't hide anything from them.
(Ian Somerhalder)

New acquaintances are often judged by their handshake.
(Science Daily - News, )

Acquaintances say he often used to talk about sleeper terrorist cells.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The same isn’t necessarily so when it comes to their mere acquaintances.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

A few friends and acquaintances reported having problems, but I wanted data.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Conversations, more often than not, are between strangers and acquaintances.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Relatives, acquaintances offer new glimpses into the mind-set of pair killed in attack.
(USA Today - National, )

Crash victims remembered by friends and acquaintances as giving, kind and accomplished.
(USA Today - National, )

We have decked the halls and not forgotten old acquaintances -- and spent a lot of money doing so.
(Forbes - Business, )

Girls meet people primarily through social media, while boys tend to make acquaintances through gaming or eSports.
(Forbes - Education, )

Since I learned about Gooru, I’ve described it to friends and acquaintances, many of whom are classroom teachers.
(Forbes - Education, )

Ideally, one would reach out to as many friends and acquaintances as possible to source possible job opportunities.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Plus, there are those potentially awkward gatherings with coworkers or acquaintances who don’t yet know your big news.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Over time, well-heeled acquaintances joined her and pretty soon, afternoon tea had evolved as a mini-meal in its own right.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts, in front of several of the portraits of friends and acquaintances he made in 2013.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Sergio Munoz was known around this small desert city to acquaintances as a personable dad, and to police for his long rap sheet.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A Facebook profile is an ideal version of self, full of photos and posts curated for the eyes of family, friends and acquaintances.
(Science Daily - News, )

They may be professional mentors or coaches, parents, professors, teachers, advisors, bosses, friends, peers, or even acquaintances.
(Forbes - Education, )

The researchers are still working out whether the low-ranking pairs are true buddies, friends of convenience, or merely acquaintances.
(Science Daily - News, )

Police, prosecutors, friends, families and acquaintances have unveiled details about the men who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.
(Fox News - World, )

Bruce Robinson’s home is hard to find, but that doesn’t deter the steady stream of friends, acquaintances and admirers who seek him out.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

People are much better at remembering names if they sleep for up to eight hours after first meeting new acquaintances, suggests a new study.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The web series follows the 'Boardwalk Empire' star through New York as he meets celebrity friends and new acquaintances on the same park bench.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Tech, )

Twitter is eliminating distance and helping people stay in touch with faraway friends and acquaintances, suggests a study of the social network.
(BBC News - Technology, )

By now we've all heard the somewhat cringe worthy tales of hopeful teens taking to GoFundMe to ask acquaintances to help cover college expenses.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

John Nadler feels the full weight of his status as America’s loneliest supporter of Donald J. Trump: Acquaintances will not look him in the eye.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Countless times, well-meaning friends, relatives, and acquaintances told me I was “lucky” to have been adopted, “lucky” even to live in America.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

This past weekend I went back to my alma mater to attend the annual Harvard China Forum, where a handful of the organizers are my personal acquaintances.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Friends and acquaintances of Curtis Granderson asked the New York Mets right fielder if he could pick them up the 1986 replica jersey handed out to fans.
(UPI - News, )

Not too long ago I attended a meeting of one of the local tech networking groups to see a presentation from one of my acquaintances at the New York Times.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart headline Rawson Marshall Thurber's odd-couple comedy about two high-school acquaintances who end up on the run from the CIA.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Fans of social media who see a lot of pictures of meals their friends and acquaintances may stop enjoying eating their own meals, U.S. researchers suggest.
(UPI - Health News, )

Fans of social media whose friends and acquaintances post lots of photos of their meals may stop enjoying eating their own meals, U.S. researchers suggest.
(UPI - Health News, )

Participants in a recent study were much better at remembering the names and faces of first-time acquaintances if they were able to get a full night's rest.
(UPI - Science News, )

Friends and rivals since they were 11, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray renew acquaintances on Wednesday in a blockbuster quarter-final match at the U.S. Open.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

Unseen documents have revealed how the French begged Churchill not to let Windsors return to France in 1945 for fear they would re-kindle Nazi 'acquaintances'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Police say a woman accused of luring an expecting mother to her home to cut the baby from her womb told acquaintances prior to the attack that she was pregnant.
(UPI - News, )

Steve Smith was doing more than simply preparing for the Ashes when he pitched up with the touring side to play Kent at Canterbury last week – he was renewing acquaintances.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

Acquaintances said that Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed Saturday when he was struck by a car driven by the Nascar star Tony Stewart, had always dreamed of being a racecar driver.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Retired pastor Dan Izzett, 66, from Zimbabwe, was diagnosed in 1970 and his wife Babs, 64, in 1977. It took them 28 years to tell friends and acquaintances about their condition.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

RORY KEANE: Jamie Cudmore and Paul O’Connell will renew acquaintances on Saturday as the two enforcers lock horns during Ireland’s World Cup opener against Canada in Cardiff.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Kevin Pietersen and Chris Gayle are both set to play in the Caribbean Premier League this summer, but they renewed acquaintances by drinking champagne from bottles with sparklers in.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

From former US presidents to Nobel prize-winning scientists, Jeffrey Epstein had a rare knack for collecting acquaintances from the globe’s most powerful and rarefied walks of life.
(The Independent - World News, )

Writer Michael Thornton used to be close with the now notorious Lady Colin Campbell, but as her claims of dubious lineage and attacks on acquaintances grew, their friendship shrivelled.
(Daily Mail - News, )

After watching Oscar nominees such as "Carol," "45 Years" and "Ex Machina," acquaintances in the entertainment business have walked up to Garnett and asked if she's seen those films....
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

When showing MSI's GT70 Dragon Edition 2 laptop to friends and internet acquaintances, the reaction to its bold design have been seated firmly in one of two departments: Love it/hate it.
(Forbes - Technology, )

One of two men murdered on Boxing Day in Anahim Lake was described by friends and acquaintances in the tiny rural community Monday as a wonderful young man who was always helping others.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

"I have a lot of acquaintances over 44 years
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The man identified as the gunman who wounded three people at Florida State University's library apparently sent packages to several acquaintances before the shooting, according to one of them.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

If you haven't yet taken the ice bucket challenge, the chances are the dreaded nomination is creeping ever closer through social media as, one by one, distant acquaintances and friends succumb.
(The Independent - World News, )

Federal authorities say they believe that some of the people suspected in last summer’s big online attack against JPMorgan Chase also turned to friends and acquaintances to further their ends.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Chatter about the country’s student loan debt problem is prevalent, and many of my friends and acquaintances have asked me about the opportunity to invest behind this theme, or in this asset class.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Internet users in America voiced outrage this fall over the imminent launch of a Yelp-style app intended to let anyone post public reviews of their friends, acquaintances and yes, enemies — with no opt-out option.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

There are 32,000 gun deaths in the United States on average every year and people are far more likely to be shot by relatives, friends or acquaintances than they are by lone violent psychopaths, according to the researchers.
(Science Daily - News, )

Some corporate boards are exclusive networks of corporate acquaintances and cannot be trusted to keep CEO pay in check, according to a study by researchers at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto.
(CBC News in CBC News - Business, )

Oldsters will enjoy watching Eleanor Coppola's slight but charming travelogue/food-a-thon about two middle-aged acquaintances at home, but it will challenge a resourceful distributor to get many of them out to theaters to see it.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Chatter about the country's student loan debt problem is prevalent, and many of my friends and acquaintances have asked me about the opportunity to capture some of this market through potential IPOs or by investing in the asset class.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The duo’s product, an app called Feathr, allows users to manage their contacts, take notes on conversations they’ve had with new acquaintances, manage event agendas and speakers and connect with corresponding social apps like Twitter.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Friends, family and acquaintances of a former Hawaii soldier facing a death sentence for the murder of his 5-year-old daughter have been testifying about his background and character as his defense lawyers try to convince jurors to spare his life.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Moner Abu-Salha's journey from a suburban Florida upbringing to an alleged suicide bombing in Syria appeared to have taken a decisive turn in the years after he left high school, according to friends and acquaintances who said he became increasingly religious.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A ranking Indiana who abruptly resigned said he made "mistakes" that he needs to remedy with his family, a week after apologizing to friends and acquaintances for "anything offensive" they may have received from his cellphone, which he claimed was stolen in Canada.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Several friends and acquaintances of a petite 25-year-old gas station clerk who went missing while working the night shift have been ruled out in her disappearance, which western Michigan investigators are treating as an abduction, the local police chief said Monday.
(Fox News - U.S., )

If you want to know who your friends and acquaintances are dating or where they grew up, you no longer need to wait for them to share those details on Facebook -- the site has introduced a new 'Ask' button, allowing users to send unsolicited requests for personal information.
(CNET News, )

Rothstein's cooperation with federal authorities has also been extensive; more than two dozen of Rothstein's former acquaintances, co-workers, and family members (including his wife) previously served or are currently serving time in federal prison for their role in Scott's crimes.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

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