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Sentences with the equality degree of the adjective Acquired

2 examples:

This can be heriditary or can be acquired as an autoimmune condition.
(Science Daily - News, )

Some of that equipment was acquired as part of their purchase of Titan Aerospace earlier this year.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Sentences with the verb Acquired

40 examples:

I acquired it.

He acquired a large fortune.

He acquired the habit of smoking.

He acquired the habit of snacking.

She acquired a knowledge of French.

She acquired the knowledge of English.

She acquired the habit of rising early.

He acquired the ability to speak English.

We acquired the property when our uncle died.

He acquired a vast amount of wealth in these few years.

My mother acquired her knowledge of English in the United States.

In these two or three years, he acquired a large amount of wealth.

Clearly he had his own strange way of judging things. I suspect he acquired it from the gospels.
(Victor Hugo in Les Miserables)

What has Apple done with Dr. Dre's Beats since it acquired the music streaming service last year for $3 billion?
(Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

The shot was acquired by the Cassini space probe.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Houston to take a look at player it acquired in preseason.
(USA Today - NFL, )

On Friday, they acquired a guy who was an All-Star closer last season.
(Bill Shaikin in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Twitter said that it acquired an online advertising company called TellApart.
(CNBC, )

Joakim Noah at a news conference in July after he was acquired by the Knicks.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Twitter's advertising future may well rest on MoPub, which it acquired last month.
(USA Today - Tech, )

He acquired the 140 stores last week with Greybull Capital, safeguarding 2,300 jobs.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The museum says it acquired a Byzantine New Testament manuscript as part of a collection.
(USA Today - National, )

A watchdog group said it acquired a keyless device showing how thieves are stealing cars.
(USA Today - Money, )

A dentist who acquired John Lennon's tooth says he wants to try to clone the former Beatle.
(UPI - Odd News, )

When an early stage company is acquired by a larger vendor there are two ways of looking at it.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The next five iPhone 6s units to be acquired by the customer will then be sold at 50 percent off.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

International Business Machine Corp. said it acquired a controlling share in its Dexia SA IT unit.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

EXCLUSIVE: Cannabis price shopping website Wikileaf is acquired by Canada's Nesta Holding Company.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Jay Bruce, who was acquired by the Mets because of his batting prowess, will start in right field.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

It was the first time we had the chance to connect since my company, Docstoc, was acquired by them.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The horse racing drama from Neil Jordan was acquired by the distributor for the U.K. and Australia.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

The former Eagles and Jets quarterback was acquired by the Broncos for a conditional 2017 draft pick.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Zika virus infection could be acquired by a healthy person from sweat or tears of an infected person.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The Giants replaced Steve Weatherford with Brad Wing, whom they acquired in a trade with the Steelers.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

The archive of Booker Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro is acquired by the University of Texas in Austin, US.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Snapchat finally added support for Bitmojis after it acquired the app’s company Bitstrip back in March.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

A celebrated Pre-Raphaelite painting that led to a marriage breakdown is acquired by the Ashmolean museum.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

It is the latest purchase by the retail boss, who acquired a 26 per cent stake in Game Digital last month.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Employees from AR companies it acquired in recent years are said to be working on the technology at present.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The untitled comedy pitch was acquired by the studio and is set to be written by Andy Mogel and Jarrad Paul.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Negative sentence with the verb Acquired

1 example:

Tardigrades have not acquired a significant proportion of their DNA from other organisms, a new study shows.
(Science Daily - News, )


7 examples:

Why do many startup CEOs quit after their companies are acquired?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Gravitas and statesmanship instantly acquired: what could possibly go wrong?
(The Independent - World News, )

Would legalizing the trade of humanely acquired rhino horns put an end to illegal poaching?
(CNN - World News, )

Is it unusual for an acqui-hire to result in job offers for only some of the acquired company?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Ever dreamed of building a blog that generates millions of page views a month—and gets acquired by a big media company?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Lettie Teague talks to wine collectors, olfactory researchers and reviewers to get to the bottom of the oenophile’s quest: Can a great palate be acquired?
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

So then why (after building a company outside the valley, getting acquired by Google and spending nearly a decade there) would my co-founder and I start our company in Los Angeles instead?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

He acquired French quickly.

He acquired Russian quickly.

Meg acquired many new friends.

A bad habit is easily acquired.

He acquired American citizenship.

That habit is acquired, not innate.

The word has acquired broad meaning.

I've acquired confidence in the job.

He acquired some knowledge about Ben.

He acquired French when he was young.

She acquired credit with in the town.

He acquired education late in his life.

Many words are acquired through reading.

Acquired by sin - there's no profit within.

Tom has acquired a serious opponent - John.

That which is easily acquired is easily lost.

Linguistic competence is inborn, not acquired.

Perry has acquired the habit of thinking aloud.

In 1890, the colony acquired its own government.

He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Reading is the kind of habit that once acquired is never lost.

Hastily acquired knowledge was not enough to solve the problem.

After playing tennis all summer, I've acquired considerable skill.

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Once a habit has been acquired, it has almost compulsive power over us.

The laboratory acquired a fabulous reputation for its historic discovery.

Though commonsense is necessary for everyone, it is not always easily acquired.

An epitaph is an inscription on a tomb, showing that virtues acquired by death have a retroactive effect.

The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half.

Someone told me that Albert Einstein said, "Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. "

I visited the atelier of a painter that I had not visited in a long time. This painter had just acquired a new model and he was in a very good mood.

Samples are acquired from an analog-to-digital converter at interrupt level and written to one of two ping-pong buffers. When one buffer fills, the interrupt handler switches to the other and sets a flag for the full buffer to be written to disk.

Two years ago, the idea of offering a research semester for particularly interested and committed teachers became reality. The aim is to improve communication between schools and universities. Since teachers are the best people for diffusing newly acquired knowledge, they will be given the opportunity to spend a research sabbatical at a university and to subsequently integrate this knowledge into classroom teaching.

After countless calls to the radio and countless newspaper ads in several consecutive days, people flocked to the festival. There are devoured tons of hamburgers that were offered there in abundance, and drunk liters of beer. As a result was a large number of drunks and thus, massive work for the legions of attending paramedics who had already acquired a huge experience of such mass gatherings at countless other parties.

Love is a given, hatred is acquired.
(Douglas Horton)

Blood is inherited and virtue acquired.
(American proverb)

Blood is inherited and virtue is acquired.
(Venezuelan proverb)

Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
(Titus Maccius Plautus in Trinummus)

Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge.
(Claude Bernard)

Wealth not acquired by our own labours, but inherited.
(Latin proverb)

Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired.
(Aurelius Clemens Prudentius)

Power acquired by guilt was never used for a good purpose.
(Latin proverb)

Wisdom is not acquired save as the result of investigation.
(Sara Teasdale)

Corruptly acquired goods are not praised by the third heirs.
(Sicilian proverb)

War and preparations for war have acquired a kind of legitimacy.
(Alva Myrdal)

No one wants to lose their job, or cede the power they've acquired.
(Romano Prodi)

Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
(Joseph Roux)

Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
(Joseph Roux)

Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself.
(Sidney Lanier)

Knowledge acquired as a child is more lasting than an engraving on stone.
(Arabian proverb)

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
(Erich Fromm)

Matrimony is a process by which a grocer acquired an account the florist had.
(Frances Rodman)

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
(David Lloyd George)

Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.
(Lord Chesterfield)

The English sent all their bores abroad, and acquired the Empire as a punishment.
(Edward Bond)

The wisdom acquired with the passage of time is a useless gift unless you share it.
(Esther Williams)

The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.
(Lord Chesterfield in Letters to His Son, )

Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.
(Willa Cather)

The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in the closet.
(Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield)

I cannot now change my style, which I acquired, as you can imagine, by dint of labour.
(Henri Rousseau)

The moral sense is acquired in the childhood when you share the snack with your brothers.
(Ramon Eder)

It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.
(Pliny the Elder)

Only with the honour thus acquired can we earn the respect of our other compatriots as well.
(Janos Kadar)

I enjoyed making this album a lot because of the knowledge we acquired over the last 3 years.
(Isaac Hanson)

We have no desire to convince anyone that there is only one way by which faith can be acquired.
(William Griffith Wilson)

The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
(Gustave Courbet)

Congress would exclude slavery from any territory that in the future might be acquired from Mexico.
(David Wilmot)

Amazon has quietly acquired Shoefitr.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Jet was recently acquired by Walmart.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

Microsoft has finally acquired Xamarin.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

We had, he implied, acquired a new impulse.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

The horror pic was just acquired by Netflix.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

SoftBank has acquired Boston Dynamics from Google.
(CNBC, )

On Monday, Gilead acquired KITE for $180 per share.
(Ken Kam, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

EMC acquired Cloduscaling, another OpenStack vendor.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Google's Nest has acquired smart home startup Revolv.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

Orlando acquired Brandon Jennings and Ersan Ilyasova.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Vanek was acquired Wednesday by the Florida Panthers.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Saad, 22, was acquired from Chicago earlier this week.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Apple has acquired facial recognition startup Emotient.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Disney acquired Maker Studios in 2014 for $500 million.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Tech, )

Most of those parts were acquired by HP in recent years.
(ZDNet US, )

Apple has acquired an Israeli camera-technology company.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Software as a Service company LogMeIn acquired LastPass.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Sky Italia has acquired the popular NBCU reality format.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

Focus Features has acquired the U.S. rights to the drama.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Newly acquired quarterback displays shaky mechanics again.
(USA Today - NFL, )

The Yankees acquired Jeff Francis in a trade with Oakland.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Company acquired streaming service for video game players.
(USA Today - Money, )

Roche acquired Genentech in 2009 for nearly US$47 billion.
(Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, )

Yoga with cats has acquired a small but cultish following.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Google has acquired the social travel app developer Jetpac.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

FBI tightens case by proving evidence was acquired legally.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The item was acquired at a Premiere Props auction Saturday.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Tech giant recently acquired Nokia for more than $7 billion.
(USA Today - Tech, )

News today that Citrix has acquired storage vendor Sanbolic.
(Forbes - Technology, )

IBM said Wednesday that it had acquired The Weather Company.
(USA Today - Money, )

The chain was acquired by Icelandic investor Baugur in 2004.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

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