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Questions with the verb Acquire

2 examples:

How does a child acquire that understanding?

When UrbanSpoon was being developed, how did they acquire their restaurant data?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Sentences with the verb Acquire

43 examples:

Is it possible to acquire the bestseller in the bookstore in Akita?

I managed to acquire the book after a long search.

It is advisable for a man or woman to acquire an accomplishment.

You have to acquire real skills, not just superficial knowledge.

You must acquire as soon as possible a good knowledge of business English.

The younger a country, the more vigorously it tries to acquire its history.

You have to acquire as soon as possible a good knowledge of business English.

The Fairy showed no pity toward him, as she was trying to teach him a good lesson, so that he would stop telling lies, the worst habit any boy may acquire.

If a person has not had a chance to acquire his target language by the time he's an adult, he's unlikely to be able to reach native speaker level in that language.

In former days, men sold themselves to the Devil to acquire magical powers. Nowadays they acquire those powers from science, and find themselves compelled to become devils.

There is a big difference between learning a language in order to understand or to say something if needed, and wanting to acquire a second language in order to command it freely, almost like you command your first language, your mother tongue.

Or do Rockies need to acquire a veteran?
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

Is Facebook already planning to acquire the app, like it did with Instagram?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Will another company make a bigger offer to acquire the headphone and headset maker?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Rumors state that Apple is the latest bidder to acquire the financially struggling, high-speed racing championship Formula 1. Why would a smartphone manufacturer have any interest in acquiring a racing series?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

But it is seeking to acquire the remaining 49 per cent.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

They moved Heatley and a third to acquire him from Florida.
(USA Today - NHL, )

But she has been unable to acquire a visa to enter the U.S.
(NBC News Health, )

Apple should pay Nokia whatever it takes to acquire the latter.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Celtic didn’t sign Charly Musonda to acquire a seventh SPFL title.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

His ongoing struggles seemed to acquire their own spot in the rotation.
(Zach Helfand in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

The sale comes as AT&T prepares to acquire the satellite operator DirecTV.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Time Warner is looking to acquire a stake in media streaming service Hulu.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

The most expedient way to eliminate competition is to acquire it and kill it.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A Saskatchewan law firm says it would love to acquire the new .love web domain.
(CBC News in CBC News - Business, )

Google Fiber said Wednesday it would acquire wireless service provider Webpass.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Amazon said in June that it would acquire the upscale supermarket chain for $13.7bn.
(BBC News - Business, )

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has called Portland a candidate to acquire a franchise.
(AP in USA Today - NFL, )

A single γ-ray detector can be used to acquire an image; no γ-ray camera is needed.
(Nature, )

EMC climbed after Dell said it would acquire the data storage company for $67 billion.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Retail experts weigh in on if Amazon needs to acquire a retailer and if so, which one.
(Pamela N. Danziger, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/pamdanziger/ in Forbes - Business, )

The Penguins sent draft picks to San Jose to acquire the rugged defenseman Douglas Murray.
(The New York Times - Hockey, )

The Denver Broncos are likely to acquire the naming rights for Mile High Stadium in Denver.
(UPI - News, )

Google said today that it would acquire the home automation startup, Nest, for $3.2 billion.
(Forbes - Business, )

Verizon is considered to be the leading contender to acquire the struggling internet company.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Verizon has topped rival AT&T in the $3 billion race to acquire the wireless spectrum holder.
(Martin Baccardax in The Independent - World News, )

Ebay announces it will acquire start-up Shutl as it aims to bring one-hour delivery to the UK.
(BBC News - Technology, )

AT&T has poured cold water on speculation it was planning to acquire the European mobile giant.
(ZDNet UK, )

A museum in Cambridge reveals plans to acquire a 17th Century wooden bust of the weeping virgin.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Graff has spent $16.5 million to acquire a magnficent 476-carat diamond rough from Sierra Leone.
(Roberta Naas, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertanaas/ in Forbes - Business, )

All of a sudden, Yahoo appears and offers a billion-dollar-plus valuation to acquire the company.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Our live blog is tracking reaction after PSA confirmed it will acquire Opel and Vauxhall from GM.
(CNBC, )

Outdoor store chain Bass Pro Shops announced it will acquire competitor Cabela's for $5.5 billion.
(UPI - Business News, )

Negative sentences with the verb Acquire

3 examples:

Tom can't get a job because he doesn't have any experience, but he can't acquire experience because he can't get a job.

Chip Kelly didn't acquire the NFL's rushing champ Thursday for his up-tempo offense.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Apple confirms a few dozen people joined from Silicon Valley Data Science, but didn't acquire it.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Questions

8 examples:

Is there a chance Apple will acquire Disney?
(CNBC, )

Why is Dollar General so determined to acquire Family Dollar?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Would Facebook have bought WhatsApp if they had managed to acquire Snapchat?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Did Samsung acquire Harman for $8bn to bring Viv Voice First technology to cars?
(Quora, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/ in Forbes - Technology, )

Do distributors need to acquire entire content houses in order to grow their business?
(Cherie Hu, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/cheriehu/ in Forbes - Technology, )

If my wife or I have to go into a nursing home, will the council acquire the value of our home?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

How does it compare to the Leica X Vario and the Leica X2, and which one should customers look to acquire?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

As a busy professional, how are you supposed to find the time to blog every day, acquire a horde of Twitter followers, develop a podcast series – and do your job?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

One can acquire this book only in a store.

One can acquire this book in one store only.

Don't compromise your vision to acquire funding.

I managed to acquire two tickets for the concert.

They sent their son to Europe to acquire culture.

Had I the money, I would immediately acquire this computer.

If I had the money, I would immediately acquire this computer.

It is one thing to acquire knowledge; it is quite another to apply it.

The most valuable skill one can acquire is the ability to think for oneself.

Intonation is a notoriously difficult part of a foreign language to acquire.

First you squander your health to acquire money; then your money to get your health back.

With most of the arts, if you don't get the basics down properly then it is difficult to acquire further skills.

In addition, we are looking for an consultant who can assist us in leveraging their expertise of the market to acquire product from manufacturers in the area.

Magic words and incantations are as fatal to our science as they are to any other. Methods, when classified and separated, acquire their true bearing and perspective as a means to an end, not as ends in themselves. We seek to find peace of mind in the word, the formula, the ritual. The hope is illusion.

U.S. media group Meredith will acquire Time.
(CNBC, )

Microsoft has signed a deal to acquire InMage.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Here is a breakdown of what Disney would acquire.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Zillow is gearing up to acquire rival site Trulia.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Daily Mail is said to explore bids to acquire Yahoo.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

On Tuesday, Tesla made an offer to acquire SolarCity.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Company to acquire startup SolidFire for $870 million.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Some tips on helping startups acquire customers better.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Humans are unique in their ability to acquire language.
(Science Daily - News, )

Japanese cell provider aims to acquire Hollywood studio.
(USA Today - Tech, )

ACE to acquire Chubb in $28.3 billion cash, stock, deal.
(USA Today - Money, )

Comcast is now in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The news comes as AT&T is poised to acquire Time Warner.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Sanofi will acquire Bioverativ (BIVV) for $105 per share.
(Joe Cornell, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/joecornell/ in Forbes - Business, )

Red Sox acquire Hanrahan from Pirates in six-player trade.
(Wire reports in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Deal to acquire Nokia's handset business worth $7.2 billion.
(USA Today - Tech, )

A new report claims that Samsung is in talks to acquire Tidal.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Deal to acquire Swedish game maker reportedly worth $2 billion.
(USA Today - Money, )

JAB Holdings is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire Panera.
(CNBC, )

Dyson paid $90 million to acquire Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Sakti3.
(USA Today - Money, )

Acquire some useless knowledge in our England v New Zealand quiz.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Ireland-based Actavis to acquire Forest Laboratories in $25B deal.
(USA Today - Money, )

Intel is spending $15 billion to acquire smaller chipmaker Altera.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Company is closing on deal to acquire digital assets of Weather Co.
(USA Today - Tech, )

E-commerce giant to acquire Chinese video service in all-cash deal.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Email is the vehicle of choice to acquire and onboard new customers.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Report: Cleveland Browns nearly traded draft picks to acquire coach.
(USA Today - NFL, )

AT&T is near a deal to acquire satellite broadcasting giant DirecTV.
(Joe Flint, Meg James in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Walmart has openly announced its intention to acquire more startups.
(Bisnow, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/bisnow/ in Forbes - Business, )

It recently made plans to acquire German encryption firm Securesmart.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Cells in healthy tissues acquire mutations with surprising frequency.
(Nature, )

Danny Cipriani is not about to belatedly acquire a conformist streak.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Twitter reportedly sought to acquire Instagram before rivals Facebook.
(Telegraph reporters in The Telegraph - Technology, )

Cineplex paid $10 million to acquire WorldGaming's operational assets.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Silicon Valley investor reportedly considered deal to acquire Twitter.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Microsoft moves to acquire LinkedIn seems to be bearing fruit already.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Acquire the codes for classic drinks, and you can improvise infinitely.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

It will likely acquire its displays from LG and JDI instead of Samsung.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The pair will also acquire a minority stake of 3% in the listed company.
(Forbes - Business, )

Comcast's move to acquire Time Warner Cable is creating a ripple effect.
(USA Today - Tech, )

NTT Data has closed the deal to acquire Dell Services for $3.06 billion.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Preferred Systems Solutions plans to acquire Envision Technical Services.
(UPI - Business News, )

Spark asks regulator for clearance to acquire spectrum unused since 2007.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

AT&T has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner for more than $85 billion.
(CNBC, )

Chicago Blackhawks acquire Antoine Vermette from Arizona Coyotes in trade.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Browns officially release Osweiler, acquire Coates in trade with Steelers.
(AP in USA Today - NFL, )

Nevertheless, tumor cells can acquire the ability to escape immune control.
(BoneKEy Reports, )

Warren Buffett's deal to acquire Duracell is good news for rival Energizer.
(CNBC, )

Report says Apple is considering whether to acquire streaming music service.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Investors applaud Amazon's $13.7 billion deal to acquire Whole Foods Market.
(CNBC, )

Horizontal gene transfer allows organisms to rapidly acquire adaptive traits.
(Nature, )

To begin, you’ll need to learn acquire (or refresh) basic analytics skills.
(Meta S. Brown, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/metabrown/ in Forbes - Education, )

Electrons moving in a one-dimensional crystal can acquire a geometrical phase.
(Nature Physics, )

Hard evidence says LG is preparing to acquire live streaming platform Meerkat.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

A group led by the Russian oil giant Rosneft will acquire India’s Essar Oil.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Google has established a pattern of lobbying and threatening to acquire power.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Here are six simple strategies to quickly acquire your first paying customers.
(Ryan Robinson, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanrobinson/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The deal comes just weeks after Aetna agreed to acquire Humana for $37 billion.
(The New York Times - Business, )

South Korea seeks to acquire Harpoon anti-ship missiles from the United States.
(UPI - Business News, )

There are a whole bunch of reasons the Lakers should acquire the superstar now.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Sports, )

Seeking help at a troubled position, Angels acquire David Freese from St. Louis.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Federal regulator says media company can acquire rival to boost its TV business.
(USA Today - Money, )

Microsoft will acquire the maker of the popular game Minecraft for $2.5 billion.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Somatic cells acquire mutations throughout the course of an individual’s life.
(Nature, )

The Marlins will acquire three minor league pitchers in exchange for RHP Nolasco.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Developers are looking to acquire golf courses for new subdivisions and projects.
(USA Today - Money, )

Scientists have found a way to acquire 2-D graphene-like layers of various salts.
(Science Daily - News, )

AT&T reached a deal to acquire Time Warner for more than $85 billion on Saturday.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Techniques to acquire spectral data have been static for a long time - until now.
(Science Daily - News, )

The strong earnings comes as the insurer is weighing a bid to acquire rival Aetna.
(USA Today - Money, )

Lenovo could offer up to $18 per share to acquire BlackBerry, according to reports.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Johnson & Johnson is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics.
(CNBC, )

Anheuser-Busch InBev finalized its agreement to acquire SABMiller for $107 billion.
(USA Today - Money, )

Carlos Slim's offer to acquire Dutch telecom operator KPN is just an opening gambit.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Steelers acquire Felix Jones to bolster RB depth; Patriots examine their WR options.
(USA Today - NFL, )

The new fund will look to acquire, invest in and launch over-the-top video services.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Tech, )

Customers can now acquire the device for a reasonable price of $279.99 through eBay.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

SoftBank had worked on a deal to acquire Charter for $540 a share in cash and stock.
(CNBC in USA Today - Tech, )

Comcast is near a deal to acquire Web-video startup FreeWheel for about $320 million.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

French telecommunications company Iliad has called off its plans to acquire T-Mobile.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Sources reveal that Verizon made a proposal to create a joint venture or acquire AOL.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Consumers need to acquire resources and knowledge that makes them effective shoppers.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

NetApp to acquire scale-out flash storage startup SolidFire for $870 million in cash.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Of all challenges facing today’s employers, one stands out: Find and acquire talent.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Delta "looks forward to the opportunity to acquire slots" divested in the merger deal.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Knicks acquire Travis Outlaw, Quincy Acy from Kings for Wayne Ellington, Jeremy Tyler.
(USA Today - NBA, )

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