After acquiring $10,000, Gilbert wanted to save the money—Cooper wanted to spend it on their nuptials.
Paying cash on the barrel--or reducing your debt balances--raises the pain of acquiring the stuff.
When acquiring the Times Newspaper Group, Murdoch bought up the satellite broadcaster that would become the basis of BSkyB.
At another point in his television interview, Rose asked: How about acquiring Facebook?
Economic logic tells us that therefore, they're the ones who should pay the cost, and take the risk, of acquiring it.
Differing from his white colleagues, he preferred instructing his scholars to the ambition of acquiring personal renown.
The expectation of acquiring a competent fortune did not last long.
The miser says,—You forbid me to love money, to seek after the means of acquiring it: alas!
Gauss also devoted much of his time to acquiring the ancient and modern languages.
He needed all the self-possession he had been years acquiring not to throw himself at her knees and declare his passion to her.