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Sentences with the adjective Ambitious

11 examples:

The ambitious man became intoxicated with his own success.

Black is the color of the ambitious people.
(Ramon Eder)

Every ambitious man is a captive and every covetous one a pauper.
(Arabian proverb)

I'm not an overly ambitious person; I don't feel like I have to excel.
(Chris Evert)

The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as can help in making his fortune.
(Jean De La Bruyere)

The ambitious movie tries hard to balance family-friendly farce and animal cruelty.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

Patrick Creadon's documentary follows an ambitious school project in North Carolina.
(John DeFore in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

But, if you’re an ambitious woman working, it can be the stuff of nightmares WRITES ISABEL SITZ.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Thousands of urban music fans pack L.A. Live for an ambitious weekend of performances, films and more.
(Gerrick D. Kennedy in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Shaun Micallef has never set foot on American soil, but that didn't stop him tackling an ambitious book project.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

The scale of this series is too ambitious to grasp in a single episode, but the more you watch, the deeper you’ll be sucked in.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Sentences with the comparative degree of the adjective Ambitious

4 examples:

Anna Green was no less ambitious than her male colleagues.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Google+ in its current incarnation is far less ambitious than the vision that sparked it.
(USA Today - Tech, )

The BBC's 100 Women season is back on 21 November and this year is bigger and more ambitious than ever before.
(BBC News - World News, )

Peter Gabriel has always used his concerts for something much more ambitious than merely singing his favorite songs live.
(Randy Lewis in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Sentences with the relative superlative degree of the adjective Ambitious

2 examples:

“The Diary” is the most ambitious project of the rapper and producer’s work released since his death in 2006.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

This week's merger of Alliance Boots with Walgreens of the US is the most ambitious move yet in the career of Stefano Pessina.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Sentences with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Ambitious

6 examples:

She was a very ambitious woman.

She was very ambitious for her children.

I'm not really very ambitious.
(James D'arcy)

Alex Okosi epitomizes Africa’s promise; young, gifted and very ambitious.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Volvo is playng catchup in the electric car race, but it set highly ambitious goals for itself.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Double Olympic champion Sebastian Coe says Mo Farah's aim to break two hours for the marathon is "highly ambitious".
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Sentences with the substantivized adjective Ambitious

4 examples:

In Tom's new novel, extraterrestrials pursue the ambitious goal of presenting all the life forms in the galaxy in a single vast menagerie. Individual humans are also carried off for this purpose and -- due to the enormous diversity of species -- thrown together with the apes of the planet Earth, without distinction. John found that highly offensive.

The ambitious Goodison Park club have no desire to sell the in-form Belgian.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C is still within reach, a study indicates.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

Realizing the ambitious goals of synthetic biology requires continued efforts in characterizing the foundations.
(Nature Methods, )


9 examples:

Are you ambitious?

It's hard to be ambitious if you're content, isn't it?
(Tucker Carlson)

Will our ambitious Miss be thwarted by the whiff-whaff man?
(Oliver Pritchett in The Telegraph - Politics, )

Should ambitious start-ups feel compelled to relocate to Silicon Valley?
(Forbes - Technology, )

But where does that leave the ambitious career woman who always wants the house, husband and kids?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Are you a business owner, ambitious professional or overworked employee who never takes a day off?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Now that Refused has hung up its new noise, who will lead the charge for sonically ambitious punk rock?
(August Brown in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Could solar power help solve India's recurrent power shortages, or are government targets too ambitious?
(BBC News - Business, )

If you are an ambitious entrepreneur who believes in an idea, and knows what you're doing can be successful, ask yourself: is it time to take a risk?
(Brandon Vallorani, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

I'm ambitious.

We're ambitious.

You're ambitious.

Tom is ambitious.

He was ambitious.

She was ambitious.

Tom was ambitious.

Boys, be ambitious.

Be ambitious, children.

It's an ambitious plan.

He's smart and ambitious.

I think Tom is ambitious.

It's an ambitious project.

She's smart and ambitious.

He is young and ambitious.

He is ambitious to succeed.

He's ambitious and talented.

Tom is clever and ambitious.

She's ambitious and talented.

Kazuo is an ambitious young man.

Tom is ambitious and optimistic.

You're not ambitious enough, Tom.

He was ambitious of political fame.

I didn't know you were so ambitious.

He was ambitious of success in business.

They say that he was ambitious when young.

I am very positive and ambitious for my goals.

His next production was a very ambitious musical.

If you were more ambitious, you could go a long way.

Man may well, in his attempt to be too ambitious, destroy himself.

I'm someone ambitious - someone who knows very well what he is after.

I'm someone ambitious - someone who knows very well what she is after.

In the religious-cult trial, the ambitious lawyer will represent the cult leader.

Sometimes it's better to concentrate on a modest objective in order to achieve a more ambitious one.

Having found a suitable human host, an ambitious Cuba Libre sang a beautiful ballad at the karaoke bar.

Adding sentences to a master database for the purpose of bringing people together through language is both brilliant and ambitious.

On Monday, the Pierson Publishing House will launch an ambitious advertising compaign for Real Life, a highly anticipated new novel from Korea

Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.

On this day in 1887 appeared in Warsaw a booklet of Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof about the "International Language". Its size was modest, its motto ambitious: "For a language to be an international one, is not enough to call it as such." The name of the author was given as "Dr. Esperanto".

I'm not ambitious.
(Amy Sedaris)

I'm belligerent rather than ambitious.
(Ian Hart)

I've never been ambitious about recording.
(Harry Dean Stanton)

I'm enthusiastic and ambitious, and I work hard.
(Jason Statham)

Unless you are ambitious, you do not make progress.
(Tony Blair)

I've always been ambitious to be very good at what I do.
(Glenda Jackson)

You think of stars as ambitious or aggressive or self-oriented.
(John Turturro)

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.
(Elizabeth I)

To be honest, I'm not as goal oriented and ambitious as I once was.
(Chantal Kreviazuk)

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
(William Shakespeare)

As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
(William Shakespeare)

For the most ambitious young people, the corporate ladder is obsolete.
(Paul Graham)

I have been ambitious to be a somebody from the time I was 5 years old.
(Ethel Merman)

Many are ambitious of saying grand things, that is, of being grandiloquent.
(Augustus Hare)

The ambitious one makes friends with the elephant, then tramples upon the ant.
(Indian proverb)

God is not dead but alive and well and working on a much less ambitious project.

Man is by nature competitive, combative, ambitious, jealous, envious, and vengeful.
(Arthur Keith)

I used to think that driving, sleepless, ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed.
(Charles Kuralt)

I don't think I'm very ambitious at all. But I seem to play people who have that quality.
(Catherine Keener)

Everybody is ambitious. The question is whether he is ambitious to be or ambitious to do.
(Jean Monnet)

People say it's not ambitious, but it is actually quite ambitious wanting to help people.
(Prince William)

I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.

Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
(Baruch Spinoza)

The five of us don't know how to exist in any other way. We are an ambitious bunch, I guess.
(Andy Taylor)

It's funny. Of all the jobs I've been ambitious for, this is one that never crossed my mind.
(Edmund S. Muskie)

Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
(Ambrose Bierce)

When ambitious desires arise in thy heart, recall the days of extremity thou has passed through.
(Ieyasu Tokugawa)

We would certainly encourage the Italian government to put forward an ambitious agenda of reform.
(Rodrigo Rato)

The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds, and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune.
(William Penn)

I am confirmed in my division of human energies. Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
(Julia Ward Howe)

I'm not that ambitious any more. I just like my privacy. I wish I really wasn't talked about at all.
(Barbra Streisand)

Be ambitious!
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The idea is ambitious.
(Ethan Chorin, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Maserati has ambitious plans.
(Forbes - Business, )

The Xbox One is an ambitious system.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Ambitious series will halt livestream today.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

According to some ambitious designers, you can.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

But its ambitious plans have hit many roadblocks.
(The New York Times - World News, )

It's a dazzingly potent, ambitious and complex movie.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

It shouldn’t hesitate to take the more ambitious path.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Intel has canceled its ambitious standalone VR headgear.
(CNET News, )

Liverpool should have trodden a similarly ambitious path.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The idea was simple, if ambitious, said Marina Diamandis.
(Mikael Wood in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

It is the largest, most ambitious trade deal in the world.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

But a century ago, he was pursuing a more ambitious agenda.
(The New York Times - Science, )

ESA's next ambitious plan is to build a habitat on the moon.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Women entrepreneurs are articulate, tenacious and ambitious.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The Cirque du Soleil is known for putting on ambitious shows.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Not only incredibly ambitious, but profoundly moving as well.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Ambitious artists have long chafed at Hollywood's intrusions.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Hillary Clinton has set ambitious goals for the United States.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

"Ambitious" is a dirty word when applied to women in business.
(Liz Elting, [email protected] in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The company has piled on debt to fuel its ambitious expansion.
(The New York Times - Business, )

China's outgoing president set ambitious targets for the decade.
(CNN - World News, )

Postmates has an ambitious goal: $1 deliveries in under an hour.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

China's ambitious search for alien life comes with a human cost.
(CNN - Technology, )

A number of ambitious new journalism operations are taking shape.
(USA Today - Money, )

Ambitious policies have alienated Turkey from much of the region.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Fitness First's ambitious turnaround is a year ahead of schedule.
(Rebecca Burn-Callander in The Telegraph - Finance, )

The ambitious plan, however, is not immune to potential problems.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Almost 20 years ago, HBO got ambitious with its original content.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

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