Example sentences for: ambitious

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

  • Critics give high marks to the computer-enhanced special effects but are divided on the merits of the ambitious plot and the everything-but-the-kichen-sink filmic provenance, from Soylent Green to Terminator 2 to Hong Kong actioners.

  • Virtually all ambitious trade hardcover books are preceded by an edition of 100 to 200 flimsy "galley proofs."

  • Tenet noted that he was not asking the Pakistanis to deliver Bin Ladin next Tuesday; the DCI said he was "ambitious, but not crazy."

  • Bradley has made the costlier pledges so far: his ambitious universal health-care initiative would by itself use the entire surplus, according to some estimates.

  • The individual plaintiffs in the Washington case were listed in the appeals-court opinion as "Jane Roe; John Doe; James Poe; Harold Glucksberg, M.D." ("Glucksberg," of course, is not some ambitious new departure in the field of generic fictitious names, and there will not soon be a movie called Meet Harold Glucksberg . Glucksberg is just the real name of a doctor involved in the case.)


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