Example sentences for: ambition

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

  • Her fiancé, François, a petit bourgeois in behavior, though considering himself the crème de la créme, is aide-de-camp to a general and has the rank of lieutenant, fancies himself as a raconteur and littérateur (having published a pastiche of vers libres and a catalogue raisonné of the works of Oliver North, which was hailed as a chef d'oeuvre), though his ambition is to be a Grand Prix driver.

  • For over a year, the only real news coming out of the Republican caucus has been gossip about internecine warfare, tales about coups and countercoups, ambition, rebellion, and retribution.

  • The news that I am "laying waste to an entire generation of men" exceeds my greatest ambition in this regard.

  • Friendless, encased in a hothouse terrarium of her own ambition, she has no goals beyond furthering her own career.

  • The LAT lead editorial, "Bill Gates is Wrong," takes exception to Gates' Coke/Pepsi analogy by saying, "Microsoft's ambition to have Windows play an integral role in virtually every American lifestyle is more like Coke telling Americans that from now on it will be their beverage, main course and dessert."


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