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Questions with the noun Ambitions

2 examples:

What are your ambitions?

But what does that mean, and can new President Xi Jinping realize his ambitions?
(CNN - World Business, )

Sentences with the noun Ambitions

37 examples:

My teacher encouraged me to fulfill my ambitions.

My comrades encouraged me to fulfill my ambitions.

Many people encouraged me to fulfill my ambitions.

Dozens of people encouraged me to fulfill my ambitions.

Big results require big ambitions.

A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions.
(Marcus Aurelius)

Be content and do not heed the goadings of ambitions.
(American proverb)

I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small.
(Helen Reddy)

Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures.
(Bryant H. McGill)

The press regularly proclaims my ambitions and my financial demands.
(Placido Domingo)

My ambitions were already very clearly fixed by the time I was 6 or 7.
(Joshua Lederberg)

Realists don't fulfill their ambitions. There must be a dreamer in all of us.

All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
(Henry Ward Beecher)

All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
(William Congreve)

But its ambitions may be greater.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

It was a small Internet firm with big ambitions.
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Novak Djokovic does not try to hide his ambitions.
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Planetary Resources has scaled back its ambitions.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

He has had a formal discussion about his ambitions.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Labour misunderstood the ambitions of the electorate.
(USA Today - World, )

Amazon’s accomplishments are dwarfed only by its ambitions.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

If he's telling truth, his political ambitions should survive.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Moderna Therapeutics has big ambitions and a bankroll to match.
(Nature, )

Inside the Ghanaian school for tech start-ups with big ambitions.
(BBC News - Technology, )

But it is on the move - and another sign of the Kremlin's ambitions.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

But you cannot deny she has shown women how to pursue their ambitions.
(Forbes - Business, )

Judge William "Banana Bill" Sheffield has never shied away from his ambitions.
(The Independent - People, )

Oil analysts say an OPEC deal may not last, especially considering Iran's ambitions.
(USA Today - Money, )

Differences in their political attributes could explain the discrepancy in ambitions.
(Nature Climate Change, )

A start-up funded by Nasa is about to launch a 3D printer into space - and its ambitions are huge.
(BBC News - Technology, )

The question surrounding Joe Biden and his presidential ambitions is no longer will-he-or-won't-he....
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

The booking was a coup for the festival with ambitions of being a prime destination for fans of the genre.
(Gerrick D. Kennedy in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

What the Texas governor's campaign to lure businesses to the Lone Star State means for his 2016 ambitions.
(CNBC, )

Turkey's ruling AK Party failed to win an outright majority, dealing a blow to Tayyip Erdogan's ambitions.
(CNBC, )

UBS is again seeking to build its investment banking business—though this time with more modest ambitions.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Vincent Kompany did but City still emerged with their ambitions of winning a second Premier League crown enhanced.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Their ambitions are perfectly suited to the dynamic, entrepreneurial, and impatient digital world they grew up in.
(Forbes - Education, )

Sentence with the verb Ambitions

1 example:

LinkedIn fits perfectly with Microsoft's vast ambitions in machine learning, AI and productivity.
(Forbes - Technology, )


6 examples:

How do you shape your hopes, ambitions and expectations when growing up in an environment devastated by HIV/AIDS?
(Science Daily - News, )

DOMINIC KING: With England's World Cup ambitions still on a knife edge, would Roy Hodgson be so bold to leave Ashley Cole on the bench?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The latest Tory plans to slim the deficit were delivered by the newly-svelte George Osborne - so has the 5:2 diet sculpted his political ambitions?
(Mimi Spencer in The Telegraph - Politics, )

In the midst of popular post-holiday health and wellness resolutions, take the time to set some intentions for your travel ambitions in 2015. Do you head to the same beachfront condo rental year after year?
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

While signing 77 players draws attention to the ambitions, financial depth, and sheer size of Barcelona FC, perhaps this is a strategic sign, not only of Barcelona’s long-term vision but also its reaction to a changing La Liga?
(Forbes - Business, )

In the past year, Jonas Singer and Cullen Gilchrist, the co-founders of DC’s celebrated social enterprise, Union Kitchen, brought a challenging question to our law firm’s Impact Economy practice: What would be the best legal structure for a local, place-based business to pursue if it has ambitions of going national?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Since he has ambitions, he works hard.

My father had far bigger ambitions than I.

You should harmonize your ambitions with your abilities.

Although ambitions are well worth having, they are not to be achieved easily.

It reveals local executives' ambitions of bringing the region back to the top.

He keeps his griefs, sorrows, ambitions and most of his real opinions to himself.

No matter what you desire of life, other people's aims, ambitions and activities constitute vital obstructions along your pathway.

Therefore “Obama is focused on isolating Putin’s Russia by cutting off its economic and political ties to the outside world, limiting its expansionist ambitions in its own neighborhood and effectively making it a pariah state,” Peter Baker reports in The New York Times.

I've become a captive of my own ambitions.
(Patsy Cline)

I have a few personal ambitions for the band.
(John Deacon)

Since we started, Chris and I had theatrical ambitions.
(Neil Tennant)

I have no political ambitions for myself or my children.
(Joseph P. Kennedy)

Dreams, goals, ambitions - these are the stuff man uses for fuel.
(L. Ron Hubbard)

My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions.
(James Joyce)

Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money.
(Robert Jackson)

It's okay to have personal ambitions, but you have to take someone with you.
(Roger Staubach)

I instantly chucked my academic ambitions and began writing fiction full-time.
(Peter Straub)

If a soldier doesn't have ambitions to become a general is not a good soldier.
(African proverb)

The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor.
(Willa Cather)

The greatest of human ambitions only slightly tickle the epidermis of the planet.
(Valeriu Butulescu in Immensity of the Point)

Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be.
(Bob Dylan)

Most minds think from A to B to G to O, or hold goals and ambitions to keep them going.
(Lynette Fromme)

Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.
(Bryant H. McGill)

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Driftwood; Table Talk, )

Nothing leads so straight to futility as literary ambitions without systematic knowledge.
(H.G. Wells)

A supreme contradiction: the boundlessness of our ambitions faced with our innate fragility.
(Valeriu Butulescu in Immensity of the Point)

I don't particularly have any magical ambitions, but then, I never did. I just enjoyed the game.
(Paul Daniels)

But he has great ambitions for it.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

You can bet he has global ambitions.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The Fighting Irish have grand ambitions.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Samsung's camera ambitions are far from over.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Now it is coming to terms with downsized ambitions.
(Reuters US - Media, )

The strike may help China’s arms export ambitions.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Google's ridesharing ambitions appear to be growing.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Will Smith has political ambitions on screen and off.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

KLG and Hoda chat with him about his career ambitions.
(NBC Today, )

But the fast-growing company has far broader ambitions.
(CNBC, )

Three myths about the space agency's Martian ambitions.
(NBC News Science, )

Not once did she set her ambitions any loftier than that.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

The venture reflects the larger ambitions of each company.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

CNN's Ben Wyatt examines the green ambitions of Formula One.
(CNN - Motorsport, )

She will play a Queen family friend with political ambitions.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Dylan Hartley has always been clear about his rugby ambitions.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

AT&T's ambitions have grown beyond just the wireless industry.
(Shelby Carpenter, Forbes Staff in Forbes - Business, )

Three years later, he's scaled back his ambitions considerably.
(Fox News - Politics, )

China’s woes present a headwind to Tesla’s sales ambitions.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Google has shifted its driverless-car ambitions into high gear.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Canon's ambitions grow — even as its high-end cameras shrink.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Even old animosities eventually get replaced by modern ambitions.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

2014 has been an important year for IBM and its cloudy ambitions.
(Forbes - Technology, )

People dream, aspire, and have ambitions of being an entrepreneur.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

But they could also be a sign of the company’s lowered ambitions.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

The deal gives an impetus to Pfizer’s oncology-oriented ambitions.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Let's face it: Google's hardware ambitions ride on Google Assistant.
(ZDNet US, )

"Yeezus" has political ambitions, but he's not ready to run just yet.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

U.S. must use leverage to counter Putin's ambitions in Eastern Europe.
(USA Today - World, )

In this exclusive interview, Khan reveals his ambitions for both clubs.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Typhoon relief mission brings China's territorial ambitions into focus.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Sandeep Chandra is an urbane tycoon with long term political ambitions.
(The Independent - World News, )

Google has dramatically scaled back its ambitions in social networking.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The addition brings Google closer to its universal translator ambitions.
(ZDNet US, )

And nowhere is the road ahead more risky for his presidential ambitions.
(Forbes - Business, )

Apple’s larger automotive ambitions are still a matter of speculation.
(Forbes - Technology, )

From modest ambitions, prison play Key Change soars above the razor wire.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Mike Jones hunts for small companies with "fantastically large" ambitions.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

New Spurs head coach on track with his career ambitions. Jason Burt reports.
(Jason Burt in The Telegraph - Premier League, )

But, writes John Defterios, it may have hit the limits of its oil ambitions.
(CNN - World Business, )

Don’t get me wrong, there’s no shame in having ambitions for your child.
(Daily Mail - News, )

(commentary) HTC also once had lofty ambitions for Beats, and that went awry.
(CNET News, )

If things had gone the way of his childhood ambitions, it could very well be.
(NBC Today, )

LeEco has grand ambitions that go beyond cracking the U.S. smartphone market.
(Brian Solomon, Forbes Staff in Forbes - Technology, )

A film with sci-fi ambitions that never overcomes its eye-rolling earnestness.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

His ambitions varied from a police officer to 'protect mummy' to an astronaut.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Facebook's purchase of Nascent Objects may tip off broader hardware ambitions.
(ZDNet US, )

However, now - in Rugby World Cup year - there are ambitions to grow the sport.
(BBC News - Business, )

For much of the past 15 years, Adam Pinney has had some rather modest ambitions.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

This year those ambitions will return as a number of hopefuls make their debuts.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

While it'll hit consoles and PC this summer, I'm sold on the game's VR ambitions.
(CNET News, )

The Home Office is known with good reason as the graveyard of political ambitions.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Among Beijing's ambitions for 2014: to smooth out turbulence in most overseas ties.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Saido Berahino has lofty ambitions that might be difficult to achieve at West Brom.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Co-founder and CEO talks about the company’s mind-set and its ambitions in China.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Now questions are growing as to how the furor might affect his political ambitions.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Google opens new AI research centre in Europe with big ambitions for the technology.
(BBC News - Technology, )

As views on Internet musicals increase, so do production values and artist ambitions.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

It's a bold re-telling with plenty of spectacle that's undercut by its own ambitions.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Mr. Goodman was a liberal Republican whose ambitions for higher office were thwarted.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Now, faced with some hefty political costs, it is moderating its big-power ambitions.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Ivanka Trump isn’t afraid to show off her baby bump — or her political ambitions.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

For governors with national ambitions, this is pad -- and promote -- your record time.
(Fox News - Politics, )

City on Monday night, the scale of the club’s ambitions was clear for anyone to see.
(The Independent - Football, )

An incipient revival of Volvo would again redeem the automotive ambitions of Li Shufu.
(Forbes - Business, )

Pep Guardiola once harboured ambitions to play for Arsenal, Arsene Wenger has claimed.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

But for the moment a number of factors may stand in the way of those deadly ambitions.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Two British boxers with vaulting ambitions face very different tasks on Saturday night.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A 60 second explanation of China's domestic and international nuclear energy ambitions.
(BBC News - World News, )

Chief executive Rahul Batra explains his ambitions for the Burmese search engine Bindez.
(BBC News - Business, )

The company still has ambitions for its operating system, despite Tizen's rocky history.
(CNET News, )

Cyber wars and Chinese military ambitions are among the topics of presidential meetings.
(USA Today - World, )

Known in Asia for its affordable smartphones, the Chinese company has broader ambitions.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

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