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Sentences with the adjective acceptable

11 examples:

This is an acceptable gift to everyone.

A padded jacket is an acceptable gift even in summer.
(Japanese proverb)

Yet, apparently, this is the acceptable face of football.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Outlook Wonga was always supposed to be the acceptable face of doorstep lending.
(The Independent - Business, )

That is often an acceptable thing, except when it comes to the hotly debated area of gun control.
(Michael Muskal in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Even if we are not consciously aware of this, handshaking may provide people with a socially acceptable way of communicating via the sense of smell.
(Science Daily - News, )

Stars are being made to sign short-term contracts because the BBC has been unable to thrash out an acceptable way of paying them on a full time basis.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Alton Nolen, 30, allegedly tried to convince co-workers the punishment was an acceptable way to deal with women the same day he launched the vicious attack in Moore, Oklahoma.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Not only are splash screens now an acceptable part of Android design, Google is making immediate use of them in a defensive move against other cloud providers such as Microsoft.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Saying 'who cares' about something like Jason Collins signing with an NBA team sounds like a socially acceptable way of diminishing the news, stripping Collins of his due and a genuine moment of its joy.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Facebook may soon need to add "Just got served divorce papers" to its list of relationship statuses now that a New York judge has said the social media site is an acceptable way for a Brooklyn woman to serve her husband with divorce papers.
(CNN - Technology, )

Sentence with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective acceptable

1 example:

“This is a strange pocket of the western world where it is still deemed utterly acceptable to take smart, successful women and reduce them to beauty pageant contestants,” the Hadley Freeman quote at the end of the video reads.
(The Independent - People, )

Sentences with the equality degree of the adjective acceptable

2 examples:

Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age.
(Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

Premier Li said growth of slightly more or less than 7.5 percent would be acceptable as long it still led to jobs and higher wages.
(CNBC, )


19 examples:

Is this acceptable?

Is this price acceptable?

Would that be acceptable?

Would this be acceptable to you?

Are these conditions acceptable to you?

Are both English versions equally acceptable?

Who decides what kind of language is acceptable?
(BBC News - World News, )

When is it acceptable to recline your seat on flights?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

So, QED: Headphones are a totally acceptable splurge purchase, right?
(Forbes - Technology, )

But will those owners be able to sell the fruits of their years of labor for an acceptable amount?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Is it ever acceptable for a grown man to collect football stickers, pretending they are for his kids?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Remember a few years ago when people were genuinely touting the onesie as acceptable Christmas Day dress?
(The Independent - Fashion, )

With Russell Brand now acceptable material for English A-level, is there anything his flowery prose can teach us?
(Professor John Sutherland in The Telegraph - Celebrity news, )

Louder than a lawn mower or a drill, grunting has become topical again - is it acceptable in tennis or should it be penalised?
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

Given that is it such an important skill, how do we cultivate being wrong, making it more acceptable both to ourselves and others?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

On what planet was it ever acceptable to wear six-inch rise hipsters and flash your knickers (and more intimate details) whenever you sat down?
(The Vancouver Sun - Fashion & Beauty, )

This season around 37,000 tourists are expected to visit Antarctica - but is it ethically acceptable to go on holiday to such a pristine environment?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The logic is simple…we live in an abundant universe and, all things equal, why not offer some piece of what you have to someone who needs what you have at a mutually acceptable rate?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Rashard Mendenhall, an NFL running back, has announced his retirement at age 26. It comes, he says, at a point in time when he is drawn to focusing on personal interests that have always “spread a lot further than the acceptable athletic stereotypes and conformity.” Is he part of a growing trend?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

It's acceptable.

That's acceptable.

This is acceptable.

That's not acceptable.

This is not acceptable.

That would be acceptable.

That's just not acceptable.

Flowers are always acceptable.

This plan is acceptable to all.

He proposal was not acceptable.

Tom's behavior wasn't acceptable.

I'm afraid that's not acceptable.

occasional selfies are acceptable

The decision was acceptable to us all.

It is not acceptable to our moral code.

Her behaviour just isn't socially acceptable.

His work was acceptable, but far from excellent.

It is sometimes acceptable to resort to violence.

It is not socially acceptable to point at people.

Let's find a solution that is acceptable to everyone.

Driving after drinking alcohol is not acceptable behavior.

His ideas are too radical to be acceptable to most people.

There's a fine line between what's acceptable and what's not.

A lot of people exceed the speed limit so it must be acceptable.

Acceptable and unacceptable are clearly in opposition to each other.

There's a fine line between what's acceptable and what's unacceptable.

Doing math is the only socially acceptable way to masturbate in public.

Cheating on one's spouse is not usually considered acceptable behavior.

Kissing one's spouse in public is considered acceptable behavior in some countries.

There are conditions under which breaking a promise or telling a lie are acceptable.

In our interpretation, the output data in Table 2 is an acceptable variation of that in Table 1.

"Duke Onkled, it's tax season! You are under a ton of taxes!" "Don't hurt me, taxes! Please! I'll pay you this key!" "Acceptable enough. Now go away!"

It is acceptable to mention your job and interests and to ask the other person about his, but be careful not to let the conversation become too personal.

The women in our country are different from the women from other countries. Many think that it's acceptable for women to have children and devote themselves to them entirely; and, towards their husband, to simply uphold their duty and protect their chastity.

Sainthood is acceptable only in saints.
(Pamela Hansford Johnson)

Politeness. The most acceptable hypocrisy.
(Ambrose Bierce)

Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.
(Latin proverb)

Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
(Ambrose Bierce)

We're the acceptable edge of the unacceptable stuff.
(Peter Buck)

Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
(E.L. Doctorow)

Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
(Franz Kafka)

A friend is someone who makes me feel totally acceptable.
(Ene Riisna)

The government has once again made the right socially acceptable.
(Elfriede Jelinek)

No one's conception of art is going to be acceptable to everybody.
(Jane Alexander)

Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero)

To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.
(Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

We knew then what we know now; only exemplary blacks are acceptable.
(Constance Baker Motley)

A Buddhist or a good atheist is as acceptable to God as a good Catholic.
(Pat Buckley)

I do everything I think possible or acceptable to escape from this trap.
(Jacques Derrida)

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.
(Richard Carlson)

The music is the main thing and it's just as easy to write acceptable words.
(Bill Haley)

For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
(George Santayana)

Agriculture is best, enterprise is acceptable, but avoid being on a fixed wage.
(Indian proverb)

Cruelty might be very human, and it might be cultural, but it's not acceptable.
(Jodie Foster)

There are risks which are not acceptable: the destruction of humanity is one of them.
(Friedrich Durrenmatt)

I think the only kind of acceptable evangelization is the evangelization of good example.
(Andrew Greeley)

I love chicken. I would eat chicken fingers on Thanksgiving if it were socially acceptable.
(Todd Barry)

We made a deal that was acceptable to us. We got paid very handsomely for our final season.
(Jason Alexander)

You know, you don't have to look like everybody else to be acceptable and to feel acceptable.
(Fred Rogers)

There is a joke that your hammer will always find nails to hit. I find that perfectly acceptable.
(Benoit Mandelbrot)

Mr Cameron said: 'It's not acceptable.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The only time tripping someone is acceptable.
(USA Today - Cycling, )

Robin Williams is dead; not an acceptable concept.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

This is the opposite of acceptable concert behavior.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Geoengineers meet to work out what research is acceptable.
(Nature, )

Use of online dating apps like Tinder becoming more acceptable.
(USA Today - Tech, )

An indifferent day for Rory McIlroy would be acceptable to most.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Pacers star struggles to figure out what officials deem acceptable.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Guidelines for when it’s acceptable, or not, to brag about your children.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Nine of the most acceptable and enjoyable ways to wet yourself this summer.
(CNN - Travel, )

There's an 80 percent chance of acceptable weather for a 4:47 a.m. ET launch.
(USA Today - National, )

Inspectors found food inside truck wasn't being stored at acceptable temperature.
(USA Today - World, )

Subaru says the excessive consumption of oil was still within an acceptable range.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

A new pop-up restaurant in Amsterdam wants to make solo dining socially acceptable.
(USA Today - Money, )

If you have an acceptable excuse for a moral shortcoming, it's likely we'll forgive.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Forget everything you know about what’s considered acceptable footwear these days.
(The Vancouver Sun - Fashion & Beauty, )

By enlarge, advertising was an acceptable, yet inefficient way to find new customers.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

This is perfectly acceptable if your blog has been created to sell a product of service.
(Forbes - Technology, )

As an entrepreneur, you're no longer constrained by what's acceptable to corporate America.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Child labor and book piracy are illegal, but common, socially acceptable practices in India.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Cubs manager Rick Renteria was calm but clear: This kind of performance simply isn't acceptable.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Document answers more than 20 questions and says it's acceptable to beat and trade female slaves.
(USA Today - World, )

But that consensus has yet to be converted into hard policies acceptable to the nation as a whole.
(Daily Mail - News, )

They were less than half a period from a more acceptable ending to what had been a troubling trip.
(Lisa Dillman in Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

The days when it was thought acceptable for a white actor to black up as Othello are well behind us.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Mental health patients having to travel 79 miles for a bed is "not acceptable", says the charity Mind.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

But hookah use is reportedly not safe, although it is more socially acceptable than smoking cigarettes.
(Tech Times - Health, )

With only four weekends left until the holidays, 22% believe faking illness to get off work is acceptable.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

As marijuana use becomes more acceptable, researchers are scrambling to answer key questions about the drug.
(Nature, )

Proposals drawn up by US diplomat Richard Haass "are not viable or acceptable", says UUP leader Mike Nesbitt.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Given his lack of preparation coming into the Open, Tiger Woods was asked what would be an acceptable finish.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

An acceptable formation model for the overwhelming majority of chondrules, however, has not been established.
(Nature, )

Jose Mourinho has told his Chelsea players it is not acceptable for the club to end the season without a trophy.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Mental health patients having to travel as far as 79 miles for a bed is "not acceptable", says the charity Mind.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Quebec Soccer Federation says it welcomes FIFA's clarification that turbans are acceptable on a soccer field.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Unreliable service to a large number of customers for close to 8 days will not be acceptable if it happens again.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The Spaniard seemed to suggest Mourinho lacked humility and crossed the line of what was acceptable in order to win.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

I've made the mayo from scratch, but a dollop of Dijon stirred through bought mayo would also be totally acceptable.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

As comment period ends, the FCC tries to come up with a policy acceptable to the courts and a wide array of players.
(USA Today - Money, )

Paul di Resta says Force India's performance in qualifying is "not even acceptable" after finishing 17th on the grid.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

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