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  • Colonel Cathcart did not know if he owned the house or rented it, from whom he had acquired it or how much, if anything, it was costing.
  • You’ll go far in this world if you ever acquire some decent ambition.’
  • Alarm changed to resignation, and more and more Doc Daneeka acquired the look of an ailing rodent.
  • Her fantastic wealth just kept piling up, and she had to remind herself daily that all the hundreds of thousands of dollars she was acquiring were not worth a single penny without her husband to share this good fortune with her.

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  • Children acquire language at an amazing rate.
  • They are working to acquire nuclear weapons.

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