gain sth by your own efforts, ability or behaviour
obtain sth by buying or being given it
"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"
"They acquired a new pet"
"Get your results the next day"
"Get permission to take a few days off from work"
"His voice took on a sad tone"
"The story took a new turn"
"he adopted an air of superiority"
"She assumed strange manners"
"The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
"He grew a beard"
"The patient developed abdominal pains"
"I got funny spots all over my body"
"I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"
"Gain an understanding of international finance"
"She learned dancing from her sister"
"I learned Sanskrit"
"Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
"I acquired a strong aversion to television"
"Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"
"Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"
"develop a passion for painting"
The gun..which he had acquired..at the sacrifice of actual food.
出自： W. Faulkner
They had acquired piety table manners.
出自： E. Birney
His character acquired him a good name.