Example sentences for: ambitions

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

  • Its momentum shattered, the extravagantly funded Washington Post Magazine limped along for a couple of years until the Post abandoned its grand financial and editorial ambitions and downscaled it.

  • Soon Spain found itself the recipient of immense wealth in the form of gold and silver, and the Spanish rulers, eager for more, turned their attention away from the Mediterranean and Ibiza towards both the New World and the heart of Europe, where Spanish ambitions rapidly expanded.

  • ‘You’, your joys and your sorrows, your memories and your ambitions, your sense of personal identity and free will, are in fact no more than the behavior of a vast assembly of nerve cells…” —Crick (1994, p.

  • Annan's United Nations has shelved Boutros-Ghali's grand ambitions.

  • A piece argues that fat attorneys' fees corrupt the multistate tobacco settlement, because plaintiff's lawyers will now a) bankroll the Democratic Party; b) fund their own political ambitions; and c) try to keep Big Tobacco profitable , so they can keep pocketing said fees for decades to come.


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