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How to use attain in a sentence
Some readers expected that the minimum value of H would be reached when the configuration attained a disklike shape because a circle has the smallest perimeter for a given area.How to Solve Our Three John Conway-Inspired Puzzles|Pradeep Mutalik|November 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Renowned for his passing ability, Rubio never attained Curry’s level of impact, but he proved to be an able NBA player while with the Timberwolves from 2011, after he came over from Spain, to 2017.On quiet night for NBA draft lottery selections, Anthony Edwards goes No. 1 to Timberwolves|Ben Golliver, Des Bieler|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
An independent research committee looked at the data from the trials for 3 hours and determined that protection against the virus was attained just 28 days after the second dosage.Pfizer Pharmaceuticals CEO Says COVID-19 Vaccine Is 90% Effective|Kirsten West Savali|November 9, 2020|Essence.com
For now, there have been real examples of social media platforms restricting or banning political content from across the spectrum, but attaining hard data about whether it’s biased is difficult.This clip is all you need to know about the latest Congressional hearing on social media|Stan Horaczek|October 30, 2020|Popular Science
With sunshine still in the cards, though, we could see some spots get as warm as the mid-50s, with southern spots having the highest chances of attaining that.D.C.-area forecast: Raindrops end this morning, then it gradually clears with breezy conditions|A. Camden Walker|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
To Bartholdi, his statue meant a commemoration of Liberty attained.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Remember how Scott Brown attained wattage in 2009 by beating Democrat Martha Coakley in Massachusetts?Eric Cantor’s Primary Loss Is a Political Earthquake. And It’s Awful.|Michael Tomasky|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Dyan Cannon and Grant Grant split, she attained a restraining order, so he rented another house a bit further down the road.
It attained its $2 million goal in less than ten hours, the most famous example of fans resurrecting a show in Hollywood history.
Now, at an age she considers her prime, she says has attained her goal.Rita Moreno, SAG Life Achievement Award Winner, Talks Brando, Elvis And West Side Story|Sandra McElwaine|January 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He who has attained it grows giddy, and the fiercest winds are summoned to blow him from his eminence.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
He had attained to position and wealth and, which successful men sometimes are not, was quite unspoiled.
In a paroxysm of rage and fear, he gave the final order, and the Well of Cawnpore thereby attained its ghastly immortality.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Gunn possessed a purple complexion which attained to full vigor of coloring in the nasal region.Dope|Sax Rohmer
After eighteen years of railway life, at the age of 34, I had attained the coveted position of a general manager.