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Sentences with the verb amass

10 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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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

31 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, )

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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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