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Question with the verb Acknowledge

1 example:

Did you acknowledge his letter?

Negative question with the verb Acknowledge

1 example:

Why don't you want to acknowledge that you're wrong?

Sentences with the verb Acknowledge

76 examples:

I acknowledge my mistake.

I acknowledge your kindness.

I acknowledge it to be true.

I must acknowledge the evidence.

You should acknowledge your failure.

Yes, sorry, I forgot to acknowledge it.

I hereby beg to acknowledge your letter.

Tom didn't even have the decency to acknowledge his mistake.

How we treasure (and admire) the people who acknowledge us!
(Julie Morgenstern in O Magazine, Belatedly Yours, )

I acknowledge that I do not understand the processes of creation, but I accept the fact of it.
(Thomas S. Monson)

I'd have to acknowledge that I have a weakness for the fairer sex - and I hope I never get over it.
(Chuck Robb)

You have to acknowledge that Washington D.C. is not Paris.
(Forbes - Business, )

Don’t be afraid to acknowledge you don’t know everything.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Ava DuVernay says we should acknowledge and celebrate our differences.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Ryan Kesler lowered his voice, as if reluctant to acknowledge the past.
(Lance Pugmire in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

Yep, the Clippers have arrived. Even the Lakers have to acknowledge them now.
(Mike Bresnahan in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Jim Harbaugh jogged onto the field and waved his cap to acknowledge his admirers.
(Fox News - Sports, )

But they are also quick to acknowledge the American people don't necessarily agree.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Even the hermit kingdom seems to acknowledge the potential of the Internet of Things.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Analysis: You have to acknowledge she stood up, took responsibility and did not hide.
(USA Today - Tennis, )

Both Reagans have been widely criticized for being slow to acknowledge the AIDS crisis.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

At some point, they will take a moment to acknowledge the celebration taking place around them.
(The Vancouver Sun - Football, )

China's Communist Party chose not to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Son of former dictator has rebuffed calls to acknowledge the abuses committed during his father's rule.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Failure to acknowledge the true cost of education heaps pressure on parents already feeling the strain.
(Felicity Hannah in The Independent - Education, )

So it's only right that we should acknowledge how good they looked on Wednesday night at London Stadium.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Fans loudly chanted the names of starters in the first inning, waiting for each to acknowledge the salute.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

An Ottawa judge who crudely criticized two fellow judges on Facebook is poised to acknowledge her misconduct.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

However, the publisher, De Agostini, is refusing to acknowledge a payment I made by cheque, which was cashed.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

West Bromwich Albion speak with James McClean after the winger refused to acknowledge the British national anthem.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Those in the digital marketing space know of its existence but are often times reluctant to acknowledge its presence.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The traditional radiation community has been slow to acknowledge the ramifications of nuclear accidents for wildlife.
(USA Today - World, )

Minnesota rallied for a -2 win over the Kings, who acknowledge they have to be ready for teams fighting for the postseason.
(Lisa Dillman in Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

I want to acknowledge the extraordinary determined efforts of my wife Judy, forty four and a half years, we've been married.
(Fox News - World, )

To see the Earth's ecology forest for its trees, first we have to acknowledge there aren't many large, intact forests around.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

GLAAD said it was "unacceptable" that Lilly Wachowski was forced to acknowledge her transgender status by a reporter's inquiry.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

The Bank of Japan's governor acknowledge the struggle to "anchor" inflation expectation at the central bank's 2 percent target.
(CNBC, )

Acknowledge it and avoid using old and outdated beliefs about it when communicating with new, existing, and soon-to-be retirees.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The Atlanta Symphony’s music director and principal guest conductor urge management to acknowledge the players’ concessions.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Unlike the gender-inequality debate taking place in Silicon Valley, the Chinese tech industry has yet to acknowledge the problem.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Canadian-Armenian filmmaker Atom Egoyan wants Turkey to acknowledge the killing of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians a century ago.
(The Early Edition in CBC News - Canada, )

San Diego Opera's leaders acknowledge a 'tough' road to keep the company open as calls for new leadership grow after abrupt closure vote.
(David Ng and Mike Boehm in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Sinn Féin wants the assembly to acknowledge the Haass proposals as an opportunity to take significant steps forward on a number of issues.
(BBC News - Politics, )

When bladder cancer patients are well-informed by their physicians, they acknowledge that tobacco use was likely the cause of their disease.
(Science Daily - News, )

Bob Dylan's failure to acknowledge his Nobel Prize in literature is "impolite and arrogant", according to a member of the body that awards it.
(BBC News - World News, )

One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

ROB DRAPER: Lionel Messi embraced the coaching staff then raised his arms above his head to acknowledge the thousands of celebrating Argentinians.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

To acknowledge its importance in the history of metropolitan culture, bits of it are being auctioned off to members, all proceeds going to charity.
(The Independent - People, )

Celebrity chef Paula Deen denies she's ever told racial jokes, but she did acknowledge using the "N" word, according to her deposition in a lawsuit.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

The Bucs are trying to sell new coach Lovie Smith as a pragmatic problem solver, but the franchise appears reluctant to acknowledge its own failures.
(USA Today - NFL, )

China’s piling the pressure on Taiwan’s President-elect Tsai Ing-wen to acknowledge the "One-China" policy days before she officially takes over.
(CNBC, )

The Senate has backed a Labor motion to acknowledge the significant contribution of the Whitlam government in "inspiring and transforming" the nation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

When we converse about biological evolution, we acknowledge that 100% of geologists know that biological evolution has been acting for 4 billion years.
(Forbes - Technology, )

They come in, you acknowledge them; and most of the time wish they were texts or that you could do something more useful with them than just hit Reply.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Not all of these businesses are actively engaging in an ongoing marketing strategy through these platforms, but they still acknowledge the potential there.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Television viewers were left confused after BT Sport commentators failed to acknowledge the tribute to victims of the Bradford fire during the FA Cup final.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A new study shows that cat owners regularly underestimate their cats' kill counts, and are unwilling to acknowledge the ecological damage done by their pets.
(UPI - Science News, )

The Conservative MP, a close ally of Margaret Thatcher, had a daughter named Flora with his mistress Sara Keays but refused to acknowledge the girl publicly.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Whatever happens in next week’s election, advocates of globalization will have to acknowledge the concerns from both sides of the spectrum, Greg Ip writes.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Yet, in order to grow and improve we must first be willing to acknowledge our areas of weakness; we must accept who we are in order to become something better.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others involved in the work.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

But when one of its top officials was asked during a board meeting how much in performance fees was paid to private-equity managers, he had to acknowledge no one knew.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

We should acknowledge the dark side of attitudes to the Nazis not only within the Royal Family, but throughout Britain’s ruling class, before 1939, writes MAX HASTINGS.
(Daily Mail - News, )

They acknowledge that video games are always teaching and influencing those who play them, and therefore, we should strive to intentionally harness their power for social impact.
(Forbes - Education, )

Disciplinary proceedings have begun against a dozen officers with suspected links to the so-called Reich Citizens Movement, which refuses to acknowledge the post-war German state.
(Daily Mail - News, )

RIP tweets are sent out, stirring quotes are shared and appropriate clips uploaded, as his or her followers try to acknowledge the impact that the deceased's life had on their own.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Lionel Messi scooped his fifth Ballon d'Or crown after beating Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar to the gong - and his son Thiago appeared to be one of the first to acknowledge the feat.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

They call it “human nature.” Other people acknowledge the vibrancy, but believe it is ultimately unsustainable--at some point the loser wants to take his or her ball and run home.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Lord Michael Dobbs (pictured) said the Corporation is one of Britain's most important cultural exports but criticised it for spending scandals and failure to acknowledge its mistakes.
(Daily Mail - News, )

In responding to the horrors in Iraq, we should acknowledge how basely the West in general, and the British in particular, have sometimes behaved towards the peoples of the Middle East.
(Daily Mail - News, )

For years, Nivin El Gamal has been locked in a bitter legal dispute with Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum – an uncle of the ruler of Dubai – over his refusal to acknowledge their son.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The persistent refusal of The Fawcett Society to acknowledge the facts over how its 'feminist' T-shirts are made has left me dismayed, writes the organisation's former vice chair JOANNE CASH.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island is establishing a slavery museum and reconciliation center in an old cathedral as part of an effort to acknowledge its own complicity in the slave trade.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

To address the burgeoning demands of Alzheimer's disease that will affect generations, new policies will have to be adopted to acknowledge the complex and unique needs of people with dementia.
(Science Daily - News, )

Young scientists and their professor helped force Michigan officials to acknowledge the elevated levels of lead in drinking water, and now the government has requested the team’s assistance.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Gambia’s electoral commission announced that President Yahya Jammeh had lost the popular vote by more than 60,000 and would shortly address the nation to acknowledge his challenger’s victory.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Negative sentences with the verb Acknowledge

5 examples:

He didn't acknowledge defeat.

Questioners do not acknowledge witness responses since judgment of the case is the job of judge and jury.

A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost.
(Ferdinand Foch)

The attack, which Israel did not acknowledge, threatened to rekindle longstanding tensions between Israel and Hezbollah.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The city of Albuquerque will pay $5 million to the estate of a homeless man killed by police last year, though the city and the Albuquerque Police Department did not acknowledge fault.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )


3 examples:

Is it so difficult to actually acknowledge this pernicious bias and actively discourage all-male boards?
(Nature Biotechnology, )

Cover up your early-pregnancy baby body and you're keeping a secret; acknowledge those curves on social media and you're -- racist?
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

When will the federal government acknowledge that the ideology behind their proposed budgetary measures are deeply unfair and unpopular? ("Uni reforms in turmoil", December 3)?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

We acknowledge receipt of your letter.

Do not forget to acknowledge sources precisely.

Customers might acknowledge the help they need.

Most would acknowledge that he was a sparkling young man.

Tom seems to be unwilling to acknowledge that Mary is a better swimmer than he is.

Even though I disagree with what you say, I fully acknowledge your right to say it.

In America we are reluctant to acknowledge that speech patterns are tied to social class.

First acknowledge then deny – one for and one against – and then you are in a powerful position.

Superstitions derive from the inability of men to acknowledge that coincidences are merely coincidences.

Let someone else acknowledge your virtues.
(Maaori proverb)

There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
(Napoleon Hill)

If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.

If you're asking me to acknowledge that I've gotten older, I can do that.
(Harrison Ford)

To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.

But the time has come for journalists to acknowledge that a zone of privacy does exist.
(Roger Mudd)

We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.
(Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

He who will be just, must be forc'd to acknowledge, that neither Sex are always in the right.
(Mary Astell)

Acknowledge that a more closely integrated Europe is no longer an unqualified American interest.
(Richard Perle)

Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
(Benjamin Franklin)

The game was stopped momentarily to acknowledge Manning's feat.
(UPI - Sports News, )

They were deep in a grief that many people are afraid to acknowledge.
(NBC Today, )

More elderly receive high-risk medications than the plans acknowledge.
(Science Daily - News, )

Key to any diet is committing to stick with it, researchers acknowledge.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Oscar host Chris Rock didn't merely acknowledge the elephant in the room.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Acknowledge the malignant genius of the functionary who became an emperor.
(The Independent - Football, )

But members acknowledge they have no choice but to finish in barely 90 days.
(Forbes - Business, )

But the company’s executives acknowledge the medium still has a way to go.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The hardest financial problems to solve are the ones you won’t acknowledge.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

You don't have to be an avid fan to acknowledge that 2012 offered some great TV.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Boston company sponsors trip to acknowledge sacrifice, pain of grieving families.
(USA Today - National, )

James himself was the first to acknowledge Durant and his special night afterward.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - NBA, )

Some strategies: Acknowledge your weaknesses, press for specifics, don’t overreact.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

His essay accuses Gov. McCrory of refusing to acknowledge transgender people and rights.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

In business and life, it's important to acknowledge those whose help make the difference.
(USA Today - Money, )

They both acknowledge their role in this private matter that has played out in the public.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Companies rarely acknowledge customers who fill out those ubiquitous satisfaction surveys.
(Science Daily - News, )

We may grieve the loss of the young radical yet also acknowledge a more grown-up personality.
(Daily Mail - News, )

After two preseason games, Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano can acknowledge a few things.
(UPI - News, )

But the net impact is strongly positive, more so than most commentators at present acknowledge.
(The Independent - Business, )

The Lakers' season already started sinking when Kobe Bryant was forced to acknowledge something.
(Mike Bresnahan in Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

An old Dr. Seuss' drawing underscores a dark side of the iconic author's history few acknowledge.
(CNBC, )

Jim Rutledge would be the first to acknowledge this has been a miserable year on the golf course.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Academic says Sir David Attenborough's documentaries fail to acknowledge animals' "gay" behaviour.
(Nick Collins in The Telegraph - Science news, )

I see the benefits, but acknowledge that it is not necessarily the best choice for every situation.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

It also teases: This comedy's malapropisms come as one tongue does its best to acknowledge another.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Canada has refused to acknowledge that Native nations have the right to cross the border unimpeded.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

In Australia, women who miscarry can now apply for a certificate to formally acknowledge their loss.
(Eleanor Tucker in The Telegraph - Mother Tongue, )

Okay, right off the bat, I'm going to acknowledge that I'm not the poster child for all working moms.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

In “My Husband’s Not Gay,” a special on TLC, Mormon men acknowledge having a same-sex attraction.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Wagner's winning strategy depended on identifying companies too small for most analysts to acknowledge.
(The Denver Post - Business, )

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on a covert military project the U.S. Air Force won't even acknowledge exists.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Military and vigilantes forces acknowledge the crucial support of hunters in the fight against Boko Haram.
(William Wolfe-Wylie,Paul Hantiuk in CBC News - World, )

Benjamin Netanyahu won't acknowledge it, but the nuclear agreement with Iran strengthens Israeli security.
(The New York Times - World News, )

John Ridley and Steve McQueen won Oscar awards Sunday night, but failed to thank or acknowledge each other.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Their phones are suffering from 'touch disease,' an engineering flaw Apple is yet to acknowledge or remedy.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Even fans of dividend-paying stocks acknowledge that they're looking riskier, a result of their own success.
(The Denver Post - Business, )

It isn't merely terrifying that Ed Miliband is hell bent on repeating the mistakes he refuses to acknowledge.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Today, even some critics of Ralph Nader’s 1965 book acknowledge its impact on the auto industry and safety.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Labor says the government must acknowledge its drought package isn't working and go back to the drawing board.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Karren Brady was forced to acknowledge that the deadwood in this week's episode of The Apprentice were female.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

The makers of Catholic abuse drama Spotlight acknowledge a character in the film was not accurately portrayed.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

CTV News co-anchor Mike Killeen led them through it to acknowledge convener Jacqui Cohen’s day-earlier 64th.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Several of these leaders acknowledge that the most influential person to the MOOC landscape has been Salman Khan.
(Forbes - Education, )

Vietnamese and US presidents meet for landmark talks in Washington, but acknowledge "differences" over human rights.
(BBC News - World News, )

"Jonathan Martin refused to acknowledge massive crowd surge forward during my speech in South Carolina," Trump says.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Politics, )

It’s an interesting thought experiment but it doesn’t really acknowledge why people buy consoles in the first place.
(Forbes - Business, )

Canadian military officers privately acknowledge Canada’s impact on the bombing campaign in Syria has been almost nil.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Why won't people wake up and acknowledge the real risk to unborn babies is when mothers are obese, SADIE NICHOLAS writes.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Stan Wawrinka is the first to acknowledge he hasn't always been the most consistent player — or the strongest mentally.
(Howard Fendrich in CBC News - World, )

Waymo accused Levandowski of stealing confidential documents and asserting the Fifth seems to acknowledge criminal liability.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

But it is one thing to acknowledge that this is the case or even to claim to encourage all kinds of people to display leadership.
(Forbes - Business, )

Thrill ride developers at Busch Gardens acknowledge that the park's newest attraction might not be everyone's idea of a good time.
(Fox News - Travel, )

Physicians acknowledge that they ask their patients questions that, in any other context, would be considered nosy and meddlesome.
(Melissa Healy in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

The help of diversity awards also acknowledge the universal qualities and sales potential for titles by/about marginalized cultures.
(Forbes - Business, )

The President has, at the time of writing, yet to publicly acknowledge the massacre, let alone offer any public words of condolence.
(CNN - World News, )

Both the US and UK acknowledge that the Russian jet that crashed over Egypt "may well have been brought down by an explosive device".
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The federal government will formally acknowledge its role in forcibly relocating the Sayisi Dene 60 years ago and offer compensation.
(Donna Carreiro in CBC News - Politics, )

From car design to drug discovery, the failure to acknowledge sex differences can be costly and even lethal, argues Londa Schiebinger.
(Nature, )

Shannon Gormley and the Citizen acknowledge the support of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The US and Russian presidents acknowledge at the G8 summit they have a different stance on Syria but do agree to push for Geneva talks.
(BBC News - World News, )

"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts used a Facebook post to acknowledge what friends and co-workers have long known: She's gay.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

The CIA releases documents which for the first time acknowledge its key role in the 1953 coup which ousted Iranian PM Mohammad Mossadeq.
(BBC News - World News, )

Political leaders in Wales are looking to positive economic signs at the start of 2014 but acknowledge many people are still struggling.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Navarro, a CNN commentator, has been a consistent booster of Mr. Bush, but she seemed to acknowledge on Tuesday that she had overreached.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Dr William Bird, who advises Public Health England, says the NHS should acknowledge the power of the great outdoors as a medical treatment.
(Daily Mail - News, )

In a country-wide poll to acknowledge World Hearing Day on Friday, more than 1,000 people across the UK have revealed their favourite sound.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

US authorities acknowledge a data breach affecting the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security - but downplay its severity.
(BBC News - World News, )

Brands like H-P and Apple say they are working to make sure the student labor complies with local laws, but acknowledge that violations occur.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Instead, witnesses and defendants would promise to tell the truth without mentioning God and would acknowledge they could be jailed if they lie.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Now, nearly 100 years on, his family is joining campaigners in calling on the Government to acknowledge in Parliament his First World War effort.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Officials acknowledge they have barely made a dent in the larger, longer-term campaign to kill the ideology that animates the terrorist movement.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Libya’s new unity government, which was formed in December, has struggled to enforce its authority, which rival factions refuse to acknowledge.
(The New York Times - World News, )

New software is expected to sharpen assessments of creditworthiness, but even proponents acknowledge the potential for inadvertent discrimination.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

But again Greece blamed the ECB and other international organizations for its predicament, refusing to acknowledge any fault for its own troubles.
(Forbes - Business, )

Officials in Texas acknowledge that hundreds of people were able to bypass voter ID laws and improperly cast ballots in the presidential election.
(Fox News - Politics, )

U.S. officials estimate the number of U.S. citizens who have joined Islamic extremist group is small, but acknowledge that they can't say for sure.
(NBC News, )

Shows like “Sex Sent Me to the ER” and “Untold Stories of the ER” acknowledge the absurdity of the notion of major surgery as entertainment.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

China and Japan agree to acknowledge differences over a disputed chain of islands in the East China Sea, setting up mechanisms to manage the crisis.
(BBC News - World News, )

The comments after the familiar chant of "lock her up!" seemed to acknowledge Trump has stoked supporters' anger by provoking opposition to Clinton.
(NBC News, )

The earlier version said the church should acknowledge that couples in same-sex relations offered "mutual aid" and "precious support" for each other.
(NBC News, )

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