Usage examples for acquaintance

  1. You must make her acquaintance, Mr. Colesworth, and hold your own against her, if you can. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. I want you for a friend- at least, for a friendly acquaintance. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  3. I might have been an acquaintance of the day before yesterday. – The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
  4. I shall let you go alone, for I can make nothing of the man's speech, and he smells somewhat rancid for a close acquaintance. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  5. Worse and worse; farewel; From this time have acquaintance, but no friend. – The Maids Tragedy by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  6. May I go up to her as any acquaintance would? – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  7. She said she had never met any of you girls and she didn't care for an acquaintance with you. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  8. 5. Describing the personal appearance of some one of your acquaintance. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  9. Nell had shown him plainly that she had no use for him save as an acquaintance. – The Heart of Canyon Pass by Thomas K. Holmes
  10. I'm glad you're not too shocked to continue our acquaintance. – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  11. He made acquaintance with low companions. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude
  12. For me, Mr Boyd's acquaintance with my father was enough. – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  13. Will marry her, as I said, make her as worthy as he can of the honour of my daughter's acquaintance. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  14. Young reader, permit me to introduce you to a more intimate acquaintance with them. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  15. Happy to make your acquaintance, Lady Joan. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  16. An old acquaintance once said to me, What are you preaching now? – Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study by Dwight Moody
  17. But she liked this new acquaintance. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  18. She had promised to call and say good- bye to an old acquaintance of hers who lived at Rock Building. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  19. The two- handed sword they now met for the first time, and the acquaintance brought little joy to them. – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
  20. I'm not so easy to make acquaintance as I used to be. – The Coast of Bohemia by William Dean Howells