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Sentences with the noun Acquaintance

39 examples:

He is my wife's acquaintance.

I want to make her acquaintance.

I am glad to make your acquaintance.

Mr Smith is an acquaintance of hers.

Mr. Smith is an acquaintance of hers.

I'm pleased to make your acquaintance.

I'm honored to make your acquaintance.

He is not a friend, but an acquaintance.

I'm delighted to make your acquaintance.

I'm very happy to make your acquaintance.

I was fortunate to make his acquaintance.

This gentleman is an acquaintance of mine.

I'm very pleased to make your acquaintance.

He is not really a friend, just an acquaintance.

For me he is neither a brother nor an acquaintance.

When I was staying in Boston, I made her acquaintance.

The student became an acquaintance of this girl last year.

An acquaintance of mine introduced me to his closest friends.

I caught sight of an old acquaintance in the middle of the crowd.

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
(Rabindranath Tagore)

The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
(Logan Pearsall Smith)

Decades after first seeing a photo of Delicate Arch, I finally make its acquaintance.
(USA Today - Travel, )

It is intended to convey a sense of dread in visiting teams about to make the acquaintance of the Kop.
(The Independent - Football, )

A Missouri case involving a 14-year-old girl who says she was raped by a 17-year-old acquaintance is being reopened.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Four-in-10 young U.S. men report they were coerced into sex or sexual behavior and 95 percent said a female acquaintance was the aggressor.
(UPI - Health News, )

Denise Colella, chief executive of Maxifier, recalls a flight where, traveling in a “ridiculous” outfit, she found herself seated next to an old acquaintance.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Police in Thailand reportedly are looking to question an acquaintance of one of the two British tourists who were found murdered on a scenic resort island Monday morning.
(Fox News - World, )

A female Tory supporter of my acquaintance says: ‘I blame Samantha Cameron for pushing Dave away from traditional Tory views into hippy-dippy, New Agey-thinking,' writes PETER MCKAY.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Massachusetts judge on Wednesday rejected a request by lawyers for former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez to overturn his conviction for the 2013 murder of an acquaintance.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Rev Jonathan Robinson, an acquaintance of former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, is accused of attacking a 15-year-old boy twice in 2011, after 'kidnapping him and taking him to New Delhi'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A total of 43 percent of high school boys and young college men reported they had an unwanted sexual experience and of those, 95 percent said a female acquaintance was the aggressor, according to the study.
(Science Daily - News, )

A tip from an acquaintance of two convicted murderers who were mistakenly released from prison led to their arrests at a Florida motel, the commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Sunday.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The jury in the murder trial of former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez ended its fifth day of deliberations on Monday without reaching a verdict on whether he is guilty of killing an acquaintance in 2013.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Massachusetts Superior Court Associate Justice Susan Garsh on Wednesday sentenced former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2013 murder of an acquaintance.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez insisted he had nothing to do with the shooting death of an acquaintance near his home when the team's owner and security director confronted him, a jury at his trial heard on Tuesday.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

In my search for clarity with respect to the controversial Affordable Care Act, I was most fortunate in making the acquaintance of Dr. Kenneth Davis, the brilliant and refreshingly analytical CEO of Mount Sinai Health System in New York.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, who is serving a life sentence for killing an acquaintance in 2013, have filed a motion to quash a separate double-murder indictment, according to court filings unsealed on Monday.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who was convicted last month of murdering an acquaintance in 2013, was charged on Monday with the non-fatal shooting of a man believed to be a witness to another murder of which Hernandez is accused.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

In the late '80s, when Lee Jones and his family were in the throes of reinventing their Ohio farm after losing everything to a hailstorm and high interest rates, they fortuitously made the acquaintance of Charlie Trotter, who had just opened his restaurant in Chicago five hours away.
(Betty Hallock in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Questions

2 examples:

Do you have a business acquaintance in Randolph., Ltd?

Should old acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind?

Other sentences

84 examples:

I have an acquaintance with her.

We have no acquaintance with her.

She is an old acquaintance of mine.

I struck up an acquaintance with him.

I struck up an acquaintance with her.

I have a nodding acquaintance with her.

I have a nodding acquaintance with him.

I have some acquaintance with chemistry.

He is only a passing chance acquaintance.

My acquaintance with his works is slight.

Tom has a nodding acquaintance with Mary.

She is more an acquaintance than a friend.

I have a bowing acquaintance with Mr Smith.

I have a nodding acquaintance with Mr Smith.

I have no acquaintance with court procedure.

She is more of an acquaintance than a friend.

I have a nodding acquaintance with Mr. Smith.

His acquaintance runs a grocery in the country.

I made her acquaintance through his introduction.

He has a good acquaintance with Japanese theater.

He has some acquaintance with the government people.

My acquaintance introduced me to his intimate fellows.

The student made acquaintance with that woman last year.

His acquaintance runs a general store in the countryside.

Yesterday I saw an old acquaintance whom I hadn't seen in ten years.

My acquaintance with Esperanto enabled me to look deeper into the make-up and function of language.

There are people which have been given to taste only poison, to which any surprise is a hurtful one and any acquaintance becomes a new torture opportunity.

I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee or a ragout.

Acquaintance lessens fame.
(Claudius)

Ignorance is the worst acquaintance.
(Arabian proverb)

Short acquaintance brings repentance.
(English proverb)

The more acquaintance, the more danger.
(English proverb)

Have but few friends though much acquaintance.
(Chinese proverb)

Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
(Thomas Chandler Haliburton)

Acquaintance without patience is like a candle with no light.
(Persian proverb)

I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance.
(Samuel Johnson)

A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.
(Edgar Watson Howe)

Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative or acquaintance that you dislike.
(Marilyn vos Savant)

Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
(Ambrose Bierce)

Normality was a not a close acquaintance.
(The Independent - People, )

An acquaintance said she had been 'very endearing and sweet'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Former New England Patriots tight end is accused of murdering acquaintance in 2013.
(USA Today - NFL, )

A California couple was convicted of strangling an acquaintance to kidnap her baby boy.
(USA Today - National, )

It started as a typical acquaintance. In crisis, it became a partnership, and much more.
(USA Today - Tennis, )

On a recent flight, I ran into a business acquaintance I had not seen for a couple of years.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Manchester United renew their acquaintance with Leicester City on Sunday after more than 10 years.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

They maybe man's best friend, but dogs in Namibia have been making a new acquaintance -- the cheetah.
(CNN - World News, )

A man accused of escaping from a Pennsylvania jail and killing an acquaintance who lived nearby has been convicted of murder.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Not long ago, the twice bankrupt former racing driver, 49, wanted to purchase an acquaintance’s lavish home near Dorchester.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologized on Tuesday for her connections to a longtime acquaintance suspected of corruption.
(UPI - News, )

Kansas and Wichita State, which have not played each other since 1993, are renewing their acquaintance as N.C.A.A. tournament foes.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Gavin Long talked of war between "good cops" and "bad cops" in an email to an on-line acquaintance sent an hour before his rampage.
(NBC News, )

This week BEL MOONEY advises a woman who discovers that the wife of an old university acquaintance she slept with has had an affair.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

When Evan Davis decided to help a Latvian acquaintance find a job he did not expect to strike a nerve with the country's authorities.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Recently, a Facebook post by a writer acquaintance caught my eye."A few thoughts re: the social injunction against talking about money.
(The Denver Post - News, )

At the same time, nothing infuriated me more than some male of my acquaintance asserting that women were intellectually inferior to men.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The alleged violation: the formerly homeless Baylor University running back had purportedly accepted food and shelter from a mere acquaintance.
(Forbes - Education, )

A Colorado prosecutor says he's frustrated the state's self-defense laws prevent him from charging a man who fatally shot an acquaintance in a drunken brawl.
(Fox News - U.S., )

He allegedly attempted to steal a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his hotel at the request of an acquaintance who wanted to hang it in her church.
(Fox News - World, )

MATCH ZONE: Bastian Schweinsteiger started on the bench against Manchester City but the match still allowed him to renew an old acquaintance with Frank Lampard.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Pc Samantha Goodwin told an acquaintance about the body being found hanging in undergrowth in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, in June but urged them to 'keep it quiet'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Police say a handcuffed man shot and killed himself at a Baton Rouge hospital after carjacking an acquaintance in New Orleans and kidnapping a second woman at gunpoint.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A Kentucky man was charged Friday with killing his parents, his sister and an acquaintance nearly a week after the four were found shot to death in southwestern Kentucky.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The Duke of York's former acquaintance has described how Andrew once left a pregnant woman 'ashen with shock' with a 'completely inappropriate' comment about her appearance.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A 4-year-old boy was thrown off a Washington state bridge into a river, prompting possible charges against the boy’s mother and a male acquaintance, Fox13 Seattle reports.
(Fox News - U.S., )

MIKE DICKSON IN ROME: One thing you can safely assume when Andy Murray renews acquaintance with Rafael Nadal is that there will be no repeat of the last two sets they played.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Vice President Joseph Biden arrived Wednesday in Beijing, hoping to use his past acquaintance with President Xi Jinping to smooth over some major hitches in U.S.-China relations.
(Barbara Demick in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Teacher Lauren Patterson, 24, from Kent, was sexually assaulted and stabbed in Doha, Qatar, in 2013 and her burnt remains were left in a remote desert location by a 'casual acquaintance'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

I never had dinner at Sue Mengers' house, and though I had a nodding acquaintance with her completely charming husband, director Jean-Claude Tramont, I never even met the woman in question.
(Kenneth Turan in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

In it, Logan travels to Japan to bid farewell to a dying acquaintance only to find himself protecting the life of an heiress, even as he struggles to come to terms with the tragic events of his past.
(Gina McIntyre in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The fitness model who gained fame for a photo comparing her six-pack baby bump to an acquaintance’s pregnant belly has stunned followers again with a photo of her body just five days after giving birth.
(Fox News - Health, )

Crews resumed their search along a Northern California creek for a teenage girl who was last seen being abducted by an armed acquaintance in Vallejo, about 65 miles south from the area being searched Saturday.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A couple in Canada took full advantage of their acquaintance with actor Jeff Goldblum at their wedding, getting him to take part in a 'running away from a monster' photograph and Photoshopping in a T-Rex at a later date.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez transferred $15,000 to a Florida man who prosecutors say sold him guns two months before he allegedly fatally shot an acquaintance, a former bank teller testified on Monday.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez smoked marijuana and bought food and drinks for friends at a Rhode Island restaurant hours before prosecutors say he fatally shot an acquaintance, a witness testified on Thursday.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

If you’ve stayed at Las Vegas’s Bellagio, Wynn or Caesars Palace hotels, or recently cruised with Royal Caribbean or Celebrity cruise lines, chances are you’ve got more than a passing acquaintance with Richmond’s Wade Pugh.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

A former friend of Aaron Hernandez testified on Wednesday that he saw the ex-New England Patriots player handle a gun similar to the one prosecutors contend he used to murder an acquaintance, and that Hernandez had a distrustful nature.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park near his Massachusetts home, concluding the first of two murder trials he faces this year.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Following days of conflicting reports whether Russell Crowe would get his wish to meet with Pope Francis, the "Noah" star did make the pontiff's acquaintance on Wednesday, albeit briefly, at Francis' weekly audience in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.
(Oliver Gettell in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

I've also accepted friend requests from strangers who have followed my blog posts over the years, which means that now my News Feed is filled with not only baby pictures from people I barely consider an acquaintance, but from complete random strangers, too.
(Forbes - Technology, )

"Boy Meets Girl": A forthright young transgender woman's friendship with both her childhood male pal and a newer acquaintance, a pretty local debutante, gets a thorough, quite beautiful workout in writer-director Eric Schaeffer's wryly funny, profoundly sensitive dramedy.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

There's a funny, cringey scene in "Mistress America," the brainy new comedy from director Noah Baumbach and his co-writer, Greta Gerwig, in which an old acquaintance accosts Brooke, Gerwig's daffy, optimistic character, in a bar and calls her out for being a high school bully.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

“The head of a low profile but important United Nations agency based in Geneva bent the organization’s rules and steered an ultrasensitive cybersecurity contract to a company headed by a business acquaintance, according to a heavily redacted UN report obtained by Fox News.
(Fox News - World, )

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, who was found guilty last year of killing an acquaintance, has hired new lawyers, including the man who successfully defended a Florida woman accused of murdering her daughter, to represent him in his upcoming double-murder trial.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

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