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Sentences with the adjective admirable

6 examples:

She's an admirable woman.

She is an admirable woman.

Education is an admirable thing. But it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Ed Gillepsie is one of those admirable people who "walks the talk".
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The full extent of the 21-year-old's misfortunes - and the admirable way she handled it - has now been revealed after author Geraldine Roberts spent 10 years researching the life of the heiress.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective admirable

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Being a doctor or nurse sounds more admirable than it does glamorous.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Sentence with the relative superlative degree of the adjective admirable

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The Hollywood star and UN special envoy, 39, has topped a YouGov global survey of the most admirable women.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Sentence with the equality degree of the adjective admirable

1 example:

In 2012, a Toronto Star editor sent Robinson an email, in response several messages she had sent. 'Obsessiveness is a trait as admirable as it is irritating,' he wrote.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )


2 examples:

5 POINTS: Wenger’s loyalty, while admirable, do you not think it might be because other clubs would not let him have the control he enjoys at Arsenal?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

So the question before us: is diversity an admirable but, from the perspective of returns, overrated idea that well-intentioned zealots are trying cram down investors throats (essentially what the WSJ op-ed argued), or is there a tremendous arbitrage opportunity here -- either for VC firms who are able to put together a diverse group of talented investors, or for LPs, who are able to build a portfolio from a diverse collection of individually homogenous VC firms?
(Forbes - Business, )

Other sentences

95 examples:

His conduct was admirable.

His self-denial is admirable.

The pursuit of truth is admirable.

Your essay is admirable in regard to style.

Your motive was admirable, but your action was not.

He made an admirable speech about protecting the environment.

The single-minded way he gets on with his life is truly admirable.

The ability to work hard is an admirable quality, but the ability to relax is equally important.

They were admirable things for the observer — excellent for drawing the veil from men’s motives and actions.

An interesting record is still preserved of the inhuman cruelties which were inflicted on this admirable young woman in the secret of the prison house where no eye pitied her and where no friendly hand composed her aching limbs.

The rush to help is necessary and admirable.
(The Independent - World News, )

He believes this is one of his many admirable traits.
(NBC News, )

Success in business is important, honorable and deeply admirable.
(CNN - World News, )

Despite an admirable cast, this bleak British police drama loses its way early on.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Reporting sexual misconduct in the workplace is a brave and admirable thing to do.
(Jenny Odegard, [email protected] in Forbes - Business, )

In a country where poaching runs rampant, this man's quest is particularly admirable.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

After all, no matter how admirable the goal, the law erects new burdens of complexity.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

This would be admirable even if the man was 40 years younger than his current 84 years.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

High performance with admirable gas mileage, but package falls short of its steep price.
(USA Today - Money, )

With admirable coaching records but little backing, they're seeing who gets to keep his job.
(Forbes - Business, )

In June, America's oldest orchestra plays admirable free concerts in parks around New York City.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

It features the admirable Chloë Grace Moretz as a car-crash victim whose spirit leaves her body.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Tidiness and organization are admirable, but some people are taking the decluttering craze too far.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Having a healthy relationship with vulnerability is one of the most admirable traits a person can have.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Nat Geo's two-night miniseries about the first Thanksgiving is admirable in parts, though bland overall.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Los Angeles Ballet’s new production of Frederick Ashton’s “Romeo and Juliet” is not only admirable.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

MGM "reflects many of Kirk's most admirable qualities," Loveman told THR about Kerkorian, who died Monday at 98.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

One of the leading guitarists of his generation, Hector Quine was a performer of solid talent and admirable range.
(The Independent - People, )

Jacksonville got off to an admirable start — and then wasted it by giving New England every opportunity to come back.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - NFL, )

However, transforming an existing employee into an intrapreneur, while an admirable goal, is much easier said than done.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

They are, without exception, intelligent, attractive and most importantly, they have an admirable capacity for kindness.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

The ballets, which delve into the Romantic heart of George Balanchine, were entirely admirable, clear, but not gripping.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The admirable show of respect between players when they swap shirts is usually reserved for the end of a match, not half-time.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Alastair Cook could be exhausted by the time of the Ashes next year, but his determination is admirable, writes Jonathan Agnew.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

The New Year always starts off with lofty ambitions and admirable goals -- lose weight, meditate, get organized, save more money.
(Forbes - Technology, )

In many ways, it was an admirable stance, which did not exactly ignore the evidence but tried to lend it balance and perspective.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

No sooner had the admirable Institute of Fiscal Studies issued its verdict on the Budget than the distortions started all over again.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

A nonprofit in New York has an admirable mission: to provide free plastic surgery for low-income children who have facial deformities.
(NBC Today, )

Director Gary Shore executes the competent script by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless with admirable dispatch and a strong visual sense.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

It may not be the most comfortable car on the road, but for something with this kind of performance it makes an admirable grand tourer.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

However, I do want to draw attention to a piece by Ramesh Ponnuru in Bloomberg View that I think is quite admirable for several reasons.
(Forbes - Business, )

Morrissey believes suicide is “admirable” and that everyone thinks about it – even people who “mistakenly assume they are happy”.
(The Independent - People, )

The Cancer Moonshot initiative is an admirable cause, but won’t affect the majority of cancer patients, who live in developing countries.
(Forbes - Business, )

The police department in Ferguson, Mo., identified the officer who shot Michael Brown as Darren Wilson, and said he had an admirable record.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The Corona del Mar High boys’ water polo team did an admirable job much of the game of slowing down Foothill senior two-meter man Joe Molina.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Apart from half of the choreography, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s opening-night gala was inspiring, admirable, restorative, happy.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The United Nations has developed admirable goals to end global poverty and hunger, but they can’t succeed without expanding access to surgery.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Ten course winners line up for today’s William Hill Great St Wilfrid but few have stronger claims than the admirable SPINATRIX (Ripon, nb, 3.30).
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The gubernatorial candidate's understanding of her own sexual identity in particular highlights an admirable emphasis on personal and public choice.
(NBC News, )

I have 250. This rich art has thrown off countless wonderful or admirable or brilliant shows, so we need to specify what makes a musical top.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

MIKE DICKSON AT WIMBLEDON: It is players such as Ivo Karlovic who make Andy Murray’s incredible consistency at the Grand Slams all the more admirable.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Yesterday was the day Mr Osborne signalled his determination to stick doggedly to the goal he has pursued, with admirable consistency, since the election.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Using dark psychology to manipulate a consumer audience into supporting things they believe they chose themselves is no longer considered an admirable trait.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

MIKE DICKSON: Andy Murray displayed admirable powers of recovery after Thursday’s epic to move into his second ATP Tour final of the season on Friday night.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Spurred by outrage from fans and players alike, new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver acted with admirable swiftness in addressing the blatant racism of Donald Sterling.
(Ralph Richard Banks in Los Angeles Times - Education, )

Now, years into her career, she has achieved remarkable accomplishments, but perhaps the most admirable is the strength and kindness she’s maintained along the way.
(The Vancouver Sun - Fashion & Beauty, )

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: As the dust settles on the Lions tour of New Zealand, it is worth reflecting on the key men who helped Warren Gatland's side to an admirable draw.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Like a bullet train, the French thriller "The Prey" is a model of breathless efficiency, its stuffed cargo of chases, brawls and twists delivered with admirable speed.
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

In this admirable, compassionate documentary, Nick Broomfield undertakes research that should have been done by the Los Angeles Police Department more than 20 years ago.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

With admirable economy, writer-director Billy Senese has crafted an eerie piece that's as much an effective cautionary tale as it is a stirring film of ideas - and ideals.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Determined her daughter should be reliant on her brain, not her looks, the former newspaper editor instilled an admirable lack of vanity in the Strictly Come Dancing host.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Next-to-last in the Haskell Invitational odds, Girvin brought admirable grit and determination to a surprising stretch run, nosing out McCracken at the wire to take the win.
(Guy Martin, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

The move would stop teenagers seeing adults light up, so they no longer see smoking as normal or admirable, experts from the Institute of Global Health Innovation have argued.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Among the most admirable and reliable qualities of Bill Maher, the host of HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher,” are his pointed intellect and relentless attention to detail.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Roger Federer preserved what must be one of the most admirable records in any sport last night when he fought back to beat Gilles Simon to make the last eight of the French Open.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Yet those expecting a whiz-bang film should be prepared for a more cerebral and emotional experience, admirable for its ambition and tone, if not wholly satisfying in its payoff.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

The Chancellor of Oxford University said it was too much to ask colleges like Jesus or Christ Church to change their name, no matter how 'admirable' his former boss may have been.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Undeterred by intimidating regulatory and complaints regimes and the financial muscle of the firms they challenge, these admirable few fight on regardless in the pursuit of justice.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

DEREK LAWRENSON AT ST ANDREWS: We suspected Jordan Spieth would impress but he did more than that, crafting an admirable 67 to lie just two shots off the pace set by Dustin Johnson.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

STEPHEN GLOVER: Despite the Princes’ admirable candour, I wonder about William’s premise that the days of the stiff upper lip are over and that frankness is the order of the day.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Canada earned a -1 win over Team Europe in the opener of the World Cup of Hockey final on Tuesday night, but the underdogs controlled play for long stretches in an admirable performance.
(Tim Wharnsby in CBC Sports, )

On the occasion of U.S. President Barack Obama's apology-free visit to Hiroshima, Neil Macdonald looks at the admirable ideal but problematic system for policing and prosecuting war crimes.
(Neil Macdonald in CBC News - Politics, )

The Prime Minister said the West Midlands MEP, who had served in the European Parliament since 1999, had a 'truly admirable' dedication to public service and was a 'well-respected' politician.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The admirable CLEVER COOKIE (Newcastle, nb, 3.45) must receive the green light before being allowed to tackle this afternoon’s John Smith’s Northumberland Plate, but he is worth supporting.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Premier Kathleen Wynne’s letters giving her ministers marching orders reveal either an admirable flexibility or a regrettable lack of principle, probably depending on how you voted last spring.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Depending on where your sympathies lie, Chinese President Xi Jinping is either in the midst of an admirable campaign to rid the government of corruption or a cynical purge of his political enemies.
(Barbara Demick in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A recent report from GEMS Education Solutions, a London-based education consultancy, titled “The Efficiency Index: Which education systems deliver the best value for the money,” is admirable in its aim.
(Forbes - Education, )

For the first time since 1971, six French players will play the last 16 at their home slam after Richard Gasquet displayed admirable sang froid to down South African Kevin Anderson at Roland Garros on Saturday.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

Yet Christopher Plummer's admirable performance and the high degree of difficulty aren't enough to make director Ridley Scott's movie about the famous 1973 kidnapping feel as if it delivers a wholly satisfactory payoff.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Joseph A. Rice in 1988. “The prospect of a Wild West shooting spree is not an admirable one in our business,” he said of Bank of New York’s hostile bid for the Irving Bank Corporation, which he led as chief executive.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Although the 27-year-old beat Andrey Kuznetsov -1 -5 -6 -2 to maintain his admirable record of consistency at the highest level, he will need to avoid some of the lapses he made against the world No 96 if he is to make further progress.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Despite solid performances by Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Stellan Skarsgard, and a handsome cinematic sheen burnishing the shocking, true-life tale of wartime torture and reconciliation, the film is less deeply affecting than merely admirable.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

A company where the use of paper is entirely eliminated or almost absent can be more elusive, but there are many advantages if you can accomplish it, and these advantages extend far beyond simply the admirable desire to operate a greener business.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Although the 27-year-old Scot beat Andrey Kuznetsov -2 to maintain his admirable record of consistency at the highest level, he will need to avoid some of the lapses he made against the world No 96 if he is to make further progress.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

Manuel Pellegrini insisted with admirable defiance that this season has not represented a failure for Manchester City after an unconvincing -2 victory over Aston Villa on Saturday, but only time will tell whether it is a view shared by his employers.
(The Independent - Football, )

The ban on sexual content that is posted online without consent – to be implemented by Reddit and Google in March – is an admirable effort, experts say, but they also paint a fairly bleak picture about its likely success at preventing further damage.
(Erin Obourn in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Nomadic Matt or Matt Kepnes is known by many as the traveler, author and personality behind the seminal budget guides including How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, and through the course of his career he's built an admirable following of avid travelers.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Netflix's confidence in filmmakers' vision and willingness to take huge leaps just because an idea sounds cool and original is quite admirable and has led to the big-budget realisation of some great projects that might otherwise have never seen the light of day.
(Christopher Hooton in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

In 1772, Robert Boyle wrote: “So much admirable workmanship, as God hath displayed in the Universe, was never meant for eyes that willfully close themselves.” It is scientists' duty to make a convincing effort to ensure that this admirable workmanship is there for all to see.
(Nature Nanotechnology, )

The temptation is to label Michael Crompton’s admirable drama as a lo-fi ‘CSI Leicester’, an offbeat and very British reboot of the super-sexy-crime-science US franchise – ‘Before Las Vegas and Miami, it all began with a nice bearded man in a jumper in the East Midlands’.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize are Malala Yousafzai, the admirable young (17) Pakistani Muslim girl who has most courageously defended the right of girls to education, and Kailash Satyarthi, the Indian Hindu who has led a movement for some 35 years campaigning against child slavery in India.
(Forbes - Business, )

The English Midlands’ newest derby brought out some traditional Leicester spirit and bludgeoning defence that would have been almost universally admirable without the first-half red card shown to their centre Seremaia Bai for a ludicrously violent charge on his fellow Fijian, the Wasps No 8 Nathan Hughes.
(The Independent - Sport, )

For most of us, our knowledge of John F. Kennedy Jr. is bookended -- and defined -- by two tragedies: there is the image of him saluting his slain father, and then there is his own tragic death in 1999 at age 38. A new documentary, "I Am JFK Jr.," does an admirable job of puttying in the gap between those events.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

City pride is a bizarre habit to explain to the unfamiliar. “Boston Strong,” the admirable rally for residents after attacks at the city’s marathon, quickly evolved into a catch-all colloquialism that baffles, maybe annoys, those outside the Northeast. “Who dat” is something no one outside New Orleans understands, and if Cincinnati had its way, chili would be made nowhere else.
(Forbes - Business, )

Those vying for superiority in other divisions over fences and hurdles will be testing each other again this week at Punchestown – Ireland's equivalent of the Cheltenham Festival and a logical continuation of the -14 jumping narrative – but the admirable Gary Moore-trained chestnut gave the home fans a star to hail yesterday, and duly took the plaudits in the Celebration Chase, his fifth successive victory.
(The Independent - Racing, )

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