Example sentences for: ambition

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

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

  • He's there to deride him for having a genteel wife, Marion (Emily Watson), a baby daughter, and a job snapping pictures for an ad agency--and to remind him that once, in the '60s, they shared an ambition to escape such soul-quashing homogeneity.

  • But something is gone: That old intense and generalized academic commitment, linked to sociological ambition, is no longer a defining cultural characteristic of the group.

  • There is a parallel between Hitler's ambition for a racially pure Greater Germany and Milosevic's ethnically homogenous Greater Serbia, but Milosevic was not working towards a Final Solution; he did not aspire to world domination; he did not espouse an ideology of eugenics."

  • But for all her worldly ambition, she writes, "to become an actress as young as I did was to enter a cloister of my own making.


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