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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

30 examples:

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)

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, )

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

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, )

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

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, )

Jim Goodwin says St Mirren aim to hold on to seventh place after admitting the Buddies have fallen short on their ambitions.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Patrick Vieira is considering whether he has to leave Manchester City to fulfil his ambitions of being a first-team manager.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Actress Dakota Fanning has accepted the fact she might always be seen as 9 years old, but won't let that dampen her ambitions.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

To say the NC-17 rating has fallen short of its ambitions is like saying the Marquis de Sade might have had a bit of a dirty mind.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

With ambitions of changing supply chain management, a start-up called Elementum has raised $5 million from technology entrepreneurs.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Ankara is said to be weighing options like setting up a buffer zone within Syria in an effort to contain the ambitions of the Kurds.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Green party warns that Scotland could miss its annual climate change target as ministers urge Westminster to match its ambitions.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )


4 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, )

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, )

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

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

(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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

Olympic champion Ed McKeever tells BBC Sport's Nick Hope about his Rio Olympic ambitions.
(BBC Sport, )

China is perhaps the only power that has the incentives to make Afghan ambitions a reality.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Chicago based company is thriving and it has grand ambitions...yet few have heard of it.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Now there's evidence that some people who run its data centers also have hardware ambitions.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Iran was reborn as a major Middle East nation when it agreed to limit its nuclear ambitions.
(The Independent - World News, )

Cotopaxi is an e-commerce startup with global humanitarian ambitions and VCs love the model.
(ZDNet US, )

Some projects - such as Campanelli’s - are quirky and possible markers to bigger ambitions.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

They were strong individuals, football men who fed off each other’s intellect and ambitions.
(The Independent - Football, )

Andres Torres evokes a bygone underground in his debut about a killer with artistic ambitions.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The partners and a third player have ambitions to build a new Sino-U.S. film capital platform.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

The total is a fraction of what he has pulled in overall to support his White House ambitions.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Twitter, stepping up its global television ambitions, has purchased two TV analytics companies.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

BBC Sport assesses the hopes and ambitions of all 12 Premiership clubs ahead of the new season.
(BBC Sport, )

FA Cup Final referee Jonathan Moss has ambitions to become a manager once he stops officiating.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

After 10 years away, the Foxes are back in the Premier League, ambitions fresh, hopes unsullied.
(The Independent - Football, )

The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix and has ambitions to expand into...
(Chris Kirkham in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

The move could be the next step in Google's ever-widening ambitions to conquer the mobile world.
(CNET News, )

Iran has had expansionist and imperial ambitions for centuries. A nuclear deal won't change that.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Free to spend their cash generation on other things than chasing ambitions in media and telecoms.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The company blamed the ‘volatility in global equity markets’ for shelving its float ambitions.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

A former CIA officer leaked classified details of an operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions.
(CNBC, )

CNN's John Defterios reports on the northernmost emirate in the UAE with big real estate ambitions.
(CNN - World Business, )

Instagram's co-founder, Kevin Systrom, discusses the company's ambitions for photo-sharing service.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Foxconn's founding family seems to have ambitions far beyond assembling iPhones and iPads for Apple.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Rio Ferdinand has admitted he harbours ambitions to one day be manager of the England football team.
(The Independent - Football, )

Google gathers a vast array of information on its users, which is crucial to its commercial ambitions.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Iran could be headed for an economic catastrophe if it fails to reach a deal on its nuclear ambitions.
(CNBC, )

Chief innovation officer Jim Stikeleather talks about Dell's new IoT products, ambitions, and partners.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Tensions around China's territorial ambitions have eased, prompting a shift in U.S. attention to Russia.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

President Xi Jinping has bold ambitions at home and abroad and sees China as a peer of the United States.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The move is a significant ramp up in the pay-TV giant’s ambitions as it promotes its exclusive content.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Paralympic sprint star Jason Smyth will continue to train in Florida as he furthers his Olympic ambitions.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

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

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