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Sentences with the noun Acre

7 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)

Denver-based Two Rivers Water & Farming Co. typically can reel in $4,000 to $5,000 for every acre of corn, cabbage and pumpkins it plants.
(The Denver Post - News, )

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18 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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

Bangour Village Hospital, in West Lothian, opened in 1906 on a sprawling 960 acre estate, and housed patients in a series of villas.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Chinese scientists report they've cultivated a high-yield, salt-resistant rice variety that boosts output to almost 2 1/2 tons per acre.
(UPI - Science News, )

Flooding forces more than 4,000 people from their homes in the town of Cobija in northern Bolivia after the river Acre bursts its banks.
(BBC News - World News, )

This stately compound in Brentwood encompasses more than three-quarters of an acre with formal gardens, a guesthouse and a swimming pool.
(Lauren Beale in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Amanda Owen, 39, from Keld, North Yorkshire, takes her youngest three children out into the fields of her 2,000 acre sheep farm every day.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Hundreds of new homes could be built at a historic university campus in the west end of Glasgow after the 31 acre site was put up for sale.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

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