Example sentences for: ambition

How can you use “ambition” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It’s anyone’s guess what may happen in the future, but for now Hong Kong bristles with energy and ambition, and for the visitor, this beautiful city with its contrasts and variety is an exhilarating experience.

  • Critics do express some reservations, mainly about the movie's length and overwrought emotion--as Roger Ebert writes, the film is "operatic in its ambition," and viewers should "[l]eave logic at the door.

  • Seattle back then was like the small towns of coming-of-age novels--anybody with the slightest ambition longed to leave.

  • Women who take the initiative--a broad category of behavior that includes most signs of life, not to mention common politeness--"destroy male ambition and animal drive.

  • Ventris, the program held, vowed to be the one who would one day translate the script(s), a reflex of ambition rarely associated with teenagers today.


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