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  • He advised my attending certain places in London, for the acquisition of such mere rudiments as I wanted, and my investing him with the functions of explainer and director of all my studies.
  • Be that as it may, he had directed Mrs. Pocket to be brought up from her cradle as one who in the nature of things must marry a title, and who was to be guarded from the acquisition of plebeian domestic knowledge.

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  • From the fifth grade onward, most vocabulary acquisition occurs incidentally while reading.
  • Her primary focus is on the acquisition of money and the things it can buy.

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