“I was a nobody there,” Sisler insisted in a telephone interview, during which he slurred his words and acknowledged he was drunk.
The kids allied themselves with their mothers in the battle to be seen and acknowledged by their father.
She asked to be recognized, and called out for attention when she was not acknowledged, at which point she continued to speak.
Parry acknowledged that the Krim tragedy has provoked anxiety among parents.
He acknowledged this reality with all that executive order business, and that was good.
The boy was, Linda acknowledged, more than commonly dependable and able.
Matilda acknowledged that she should like to be ill in the daytime.
As soon as she saw me, she favoured me with a smile which I acknowledged by a deep reverence; that was all.
It acknowledged the principle of the sovereignty of the people.
Aratus, the chief of Sicyon, was an acknowledged judge of paintings, and Sicyon was then the first school of Greece.
1550s, a blend of Middle English aknow (from Old English oncnawan "understand," from on + cnawan "recognize;" see know) and Middle English knowlechen "admit, acknowledge" (c.1200; see knowledge). In the merger, a parasitic -c- slipped in, so that while the kn- became a simple "n" sound (as in know), the -c- stepped up to preserve, in this word, the ancient "kn-" sound. Related: Acknowledged; acknowledging.