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Sentences with the noun Acre

8 examples:

They sell land by the acre.

The acre of laziness is full of thistles.
(German proverb)

Reputation is commonly measured by the acre.
(English proverb)

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
(Red Auerbach)

One acre of performance, is worth twenty of the land of promise.
(British proverb)

Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.
(William Shakespeare in The Tempest)

Built in 2003, it sits on almost an acre of land and was featured on HGTV.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

The £3.25m house has seven bedrooms, a full-sized snooker room and an acre of landscaped gardens.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

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16 examples:

That farmer cultivated a 200 acre plantation.

The house isn't huge and it's on about two-thirds of an acre, and when we first bought it I spent several hours every week getting the lawnmower fixed and cutting the lawn, in that order.

An acre in Middlesex is better than a principality in Utopia.
(Thomas B. Macaulay)

Barley, where it succeeds, yields a larger weight of feed per acre than any other small grain crop.
(David F. Houston)

A 150 acre burn northeast of Denver grew out of control.
(USA Today - National, )

The 20,000 acre property is a popular location for filming.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

But it all began on a 160 acre orange orchard in Anaheim, California in 1955.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A fraud charge is still pending against the owners of Green Acre Dog Boarding.
(USA Today - National, )

The ocean-front home sits on more than acre of land with 145 feet of wide sandy beach.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Set on nearly half an acre, the 2008 villa combines Spanish and Mediterranean elements.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

New research shows that engineered sugarcane can produce up to 17 barrels of oil per acre.
(Science Daily - News, )

LAX controllers work more aircraft per square acre, per year, than those at any other airport.
(USA Today - Travel, )

'It's Better to Jump' makes the case that Acre natives feel like immigrants in their own hometown.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Each of them are growing up without television or electronic devices on their rural 10 acre property.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Yorkshire, takes her youngest three children out into the fields of her 2,000 acre sheep farm every day.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Richard Drax has infuriated his neighbours with plans to cover his 7,000 acre Dorset estate with solar panels.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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