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Sentences with the verb amass

16 examples:

Her ability to amass a fortune is due to luck and hard work.

There are plenty of ways to amass a sizable down payment fast.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

New court papers shed light on how the 'Birdman' financier was able to amass a war chest for its films.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Lord Lee is proof that if you are prepared to invest, take time out to do some serious homework and use the tax shelter of an Isa you can amass serious wealth.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

McCormick, a folklorist who spent a lifetime searching out forgotten or unrecorded singers all over Texas, traveled thousands of miles to amass a blues archive.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

In a deal that enables Rupert Murdoch to amass a bigger war chest, 21st Century Fox Inc. is selling its stakes in two European satellite TV companies for $9.3 billion.
(Meg James in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Watch highlights of Adam Lyth's 161 as he breaks the domestic record in 20 cricket as Yorkshire make -4 against Northants to amass the highest domestic T20 score.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

MailOnline Travel consulted several survivalist experts and African safari guides to amass the ultimate worst-case-scenario guide, should you be faced with an aggressive wild beast.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Collectors who amass a sizable number of valuable objects; whether paintings, canes or history-changing machines, face a number of financial questions — not least how to dispose of their legacy.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Yemeni and Emirati soldiers have seized Yemen's port city of Mukalla from al-Qaeda fighters on Sunday, depriving the group of the seaport that enabled it to amass a fortune in the country's year-old civil war.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A Chinese banking official who allegedly engaged in forgery to amass a fortune in apartments in a nation where many can't afford a single residence will spend the next three years in jail, a court ruled on Sunday.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

South Korean prosecutors have formally charged an old friend of President Park Geun-hye who has been suspected of manipulating power from the shadows and exploiting her presidential ties to amass an illicit fortune.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A new study suggests that when people perceive money as morally tainted, they also view it as having less value and purchasing power, challenging the belief that "all money is green," and that people will cross ethical boundaries to amass it.
(Science Daily - News, )

Uber shareholders are said to have agreed to sell a sizable stake in the ride-hailing giant to an investor group led by SoftBank Group Corp., allowing the Japanese conglomerate to amass a piece of the company at a steep discount compared with the last valuation.
(Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

A life insurance certificate bought by a father for his son turned out to be a golden ticket that gives him returns of 68.6 per cent every year from 1997 to 2007, allowing him to amass a fortune that could buy him the insurance company itself – while it is powerless to stop him.
(The Independent - Business, )

South Korean prosecutors said Sunday that they believe President Park Geun-hye conspired in criminal activities of a confidante who allegedly exploited her presidential ties to amass an illicit fortune — a damning revelation that may convince opposition parties to push for Park's impeachment.
(Fox News - World, )

Negative sentence with the verb amass

1 example:

You don't amass a billion-dollar fortune in a country infamous for corruption and inefficient industries by ignoring the political winds.
(Carol J. Williams in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Questions

2 examples:

How do successful investors manage to amass and keep a fortune on Wall Street?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

How average, everyday people - not your typical celebrity - amass tens of thousands of Twitter followers, get "verified" on both Twitter and Facebook, and earn sponsorships just because of their social media status?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Other sentences

51 examples:

There are two ways to amass mega millions quickly these days.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Players must amass a massive fortune in game about dangers of money.
(USA Today - Tech, )

The ACLU says cops amass data on innocent motorists' with no regulatory oversight.
(USA Today - Money, )

But growing companies find it hard to amass enough space in older, character buildings.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Merger is evidence of TV-industry consolidation and effort to amass control content and delivery.
(USA Today - Money, )

Celebrity entertainers can amass significant wealth, and they can choose how and who will inherit.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

He believes fictional artists could amass bigger followings and generate more revenue than real ones.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce wants his side to end the season on a high and amass as many points as possible.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

David Warner hits 163 as Australia amass -2 on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Brisbane.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Joe Clarke reaches a career-best 194 as Joe Leach's first ton in three years helps Worcestershire amass a big total.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Adam Lyth scores 161 to break the domestic record in T20 cricket, as Yorkshire amass the highest domestic score of -4.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

There’s a simple tax-free way to amass money for health expenses, but many eligible people don’t take advantage of it.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Four Australia players hit centuries as they amass 551 before reducing West Indies to -6 in the second Test in Melbourne.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Companies like 5G Studio realize that diversity is a strength – not just a box to be checked or a way to amass accolades.
(Shama Hyder, Under 30 http://www.forbes.com/sites/shamahyder/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Natalie Sciver and Heather Knight hit centuries as England amass a record -7 to brush past Pakistan in the Women's World Cup.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

As companies amass more data, they're looking for flexibility in how they identify and protect sensitive information, Google says.
(ZDNet US, )

It has taken 30 years of diligent collecting for David Bailey to amass 15,000 Hawaiian shirts – the world’s largest collection.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A sensational accountant – a verifiable master in a particular corner of the tax code – can amass a personal fortune of this size.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Adam Voges hits an unbeaten 174 and Shaun Marsh 139 not out as Australia amass -3 on day one of the first Test against West Indies.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

He has scooped up more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helped amass tens of millions more for Republican allies.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Network Attached Storage continues to be a hot commodity as enterprise and personal users alike amass more and more digital content and data.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Some try to amass wealth on their own, by getting a good job, investing in financial and real estate assets, and by pursuing their own business.
(Panos Mourdoukoutas, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Miguel Cabrera drove in four runs on his way to becoming just the 39th player in major league history to amass 1,000 extra-base hits Friday night.
(UPI - News, )

It’s taken nearly 40 years for Steve Sansweet to amass what the Guinness World Records named the largest collection of “Star Wars” memorabilia.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The government has denounced a report that accuses the leaders on both sides of the country’s civil war of stoking violence to amass illegal wealth.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Flourishing free countries will amass wealth that makes them attractive markets for companies, which shun their poor and politically retrograde rivals.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Germans will amass in Berlin on Sunday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the most momentous event in recent German history: The fall of the Berlin Wall.
(CNBC, )

ES Explorer has continued to amass widespread negativity because of its seemingly relentless and sketchy methods to force feeds ads on a user's smartphone.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Digital ticketing company MoviePass said it plans to quickly amass subscribers and use the resulting market power to convince the film industry to work with it.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Tweets are only 140 characters, but amass enough of them, and researchers can deduce a great deal about subjects ranging from disease outbreaks to social unrest.
(Science Daily - News, )

Cryptocurrencies have become popular with venture capitalists, as a way to quickly and easily amass big fortunes, much faster than investing in conventional start-ups.
(Panos Mourdoukoutas, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Put simply, ensuring the continuity of meaningful personal wealth is more than being able to amass significant monies; it’s also the ability to maintain such fortunes.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Bernie Ecclestone is on trial in a German court on bribery charges, and a conviction would almost certainly end the auto-racing reign that has allowed him to amass billions.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Following the surprise announcement at this year’s E3, Shenmue 3 has managed to amass $6.33 million for its Kickstarter campaign becoming the most funded game on the site.
(Forbes - Technology, )

MIKE DICKSON IN STUTTGART: The former world No 1 can amass enough points to play in at least the qualifying events of the next two Grand Slams if she beats her next opponent.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Aaron Hughes has every right to be satisfied with a 20-year career which has seen him amass over 100 caps for Northern Ireland, play in a European Championships and a Europa League final.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A former mining tycoon accused of running a "mafia-style" gang to amass billions of dollars in personal wealth has gone on trial in China, facing charges including murder, state media reports.
(CNN - World News, )

Some lawmakers and others are calling on the SEC to cut the time that large investors can secretly amass shares in a company, following a Wall Street Journal investigation into leaks ahead of public filings.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

United's Global Services program is among secretive, invitation-only clubs for some of the world's top fliers—those who typically amass hundreds of thousands of miles a year and are the most valuable to airlines.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

President Barack Obama detailed an ambitious scientific effort to amass genetic data on one million or more Americans, a plan aimed at finding new genetic causes of disease and streamlining the discovery of new drugs.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The U.S. deployed 90 military personnel to Cameroon and plans to send surveillance drones to amass intelligence on the Boko Haram militant group and aid counterinsurgency efforts, military and administration officials said.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on charges that he used his position as one of the state's most-powerful politicians to amass millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, federal prosecutors said.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

China's informal banking system helped LeEco tap a quick source of funds from small investors by promising low risk, high returns in a case that shows how companies in the country can quickly amass debt, the New York Times reports.
(CNBC, )

Turks began voting on Sunday in the closest parliamentary election in more than a decade, one that could pave the way for President Tayyip Erdogan to amass greater power or end 12 years of single-party rule for the AK Party he founded.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

More than two years after a multi-sided civil war erupted inside Yemen that allowed Al Qaeda's local franchise to amass power and seize territory, President Trump has directed the Pentagon to embark on a complicated counter-terrorism campaign.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Albert Pujols is a nine-time All-Star who has won three most valuable player awards and two World Series championships, and last weekend he became the 16th player in major league history to amass 2,500 hits, 1,500 runs batted in and 500 homers.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

As an estimated 10,000 Syrian-led ground troops amass east of Aleppo, the US is considering a tougher response to Russia over its support for the Assad regime and its role in the bombardment of the city, senior administration officials told CNN.
(CNN - World News, )

In an innovative blow against illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world's leading "dark net" marketplace, AlphaBay — then quietly seized a second bazaar, the Hansa Market, to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

The bad is when investors amass a fortune chasing after “hot” stocks as a bubble blows and then lose all of it as the bubble bursts, as was the case with scores of individual and institutional investors caught in the high-tech bubble of the late 1990s.
(Forbes - Business, )

Law enforcement agencies across the United States are using automatic scanners to amass millions of digital records on the location and movement of vehicles with a license plate, according to a study published Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The traffic enforcement cameras that in many cities across Colorado amass millions of dollars annually from citations were lauded Monday as necessary to enhance public safety, even as lawmakers move forward with a proposal to ban statewide use of the devices.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

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