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Question with the noun Ambition

1 example:

After the darkness came light for Hibernian, but is surviving in the Premiership the limit of their ambition?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Sentences with the noun Ambition

58 examples:

Tom has no ambition.

He is full of ambition.

This is my life's ambition.

His ambition knows no bounds.

His ambition is to be a lawyer.

She was consumed with ambition.

That's my most secret ambition!

He is actuated solely by ambition.

That politician is full of ambition.

Her heart was dominated by ambition.

My brother is consumed with ambition.

There were no bounds to his ambition.

She is contemptuous of your ambition.

Mary wanted to marry a man with ambition.

His ambition was to be a great politician.

His ambition is to gain power over others.

His ambition is to play the part of Hamlet.

My greatest ambition is to be an opera singer.

His ambition was blasted by these repeated failures.

To be an acrobat is the ambition of almost every boy.

His ambition was to break into television as an announcer.

When he was a child, his ambition was to be an English teacher.

Margaret Thatcher was always driven by ambition.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The BET Experience has never lacked for ambition.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

He said a lack of ambition is why he has done so.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Here are five ways you can embrace your ambition.
(Avery Blank, [email protected] https://www.forbes.com/sites/averyblank/people/averyblank/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Twenty-year-old Cherise Peters brims with ambition.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

JEFF POWELL IN LAS VEGAS: The ambition was laudable.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

What they lack in age, they make up for in ambition.
(CNN - World News, )

It is a job I aspire to and it is an ambition of mine.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

His ambition is to have six ribs removed to slim his waist.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

But with that ambition comes great pressure at home in Japan.
(CNN - World Sport, )

China by virtue of the ambition of its space program stands out.
(CNN - World News, )

Nothing quite speaks to a city's ambition like a soaring skyscraper.
(CNN - World Business, )

Every nation with a modicum of ambition wants its own Silicon Valley.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Jarryd Hayne could be heading back to Sydney even if he fulfils his ambition.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Sport, )

Some admire project's ambition; others say that it hasn't justified its aims.
(Nature, )

Alan Pardew has been backed to fulfil his ambition of one day managing England.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Worse, fans have been brainwashed into believing absence of ambition is a good thing.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The company is moving away from its ambition of dominating the living room with the Xbox One.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Both players were then 29 years old and both claimed that they wanted a move based on ambition.
(Forbes - Business, )

After three decades in Congress, the Kentucky senator is a hair's breadth from his life's ambition.
(USA Today - National, )

Michael Appleton says the ambition of owners Venky's persuaded him to leave Blackpool for Blackburn.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

The ex-White House press secretary achieves his ambition of meeting the head of the Catholic Church.
(BBC News - World News, )

Manager Louis van Gaal says his ambition is to bring the Premier League title back to Manchester United.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

New Lancashire signing Jos Buttler says his ambition is to become England's first-choice Test wicketkeeper.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Marwan Koukash is prepared to pay cash up front in an attempt to fulfil his ambition of purchasing an NRL team.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Sport, )

At 17, Makoto Azuma moved to Tokyo from his home city of Fukuoka to fulfil his ambition of becoming a musician.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The Schengen agreement may not sound exciting, what it resulted in was virtually unprecedented in its ambition.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Chief Executive Satya Nadella issues a far-reaching mission statement to employees, and doesn't stint on ambition.
(CNET News, )

Ospreys wing Eli Walker set to fulfil his ambition of playing for Wales nearly two years after first being selected.
(BBC Sport, )

The ambition is to make the Women’s Tour the “biggest and best” race in the female calendar within three years.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Irish Paralympic sprint star Jason Smyth says his ambition of also competing at the Olympics remains very much alive.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Gareth Bale says beating Belgium is a big step towards fulfilling his ambition of playing at a major finals with Wales.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Richard Johnson, the man even his rivals want to see crowned champion jockey, is on course to fulfil a 22-year ambition.
(BBC Sport, )

Harry Redknapp kept Birmingham City in the Championship and then admitted he could stay if the club matches his ambition.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

When Charles Manson rolled into California from Appalachia in 1955 in a stolen Mercury, his big ambition was to be a pimp.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

World number one Rory McIlroy tells BBC Sport his ambition is to remain at the top and how he is learning from Tiger Woods.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Sentence with the verb Ambition

1 example:

Marcus Rashford's main ambition in football is to win the Champions League with Manchester United.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Questions

12 examples:

Don't you have any ambition?

When did ambition become a bad word?
(Ashira Prossack, [email protected] https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashiraprossack1/people/ashiraprossack1/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Ambition can be a recipe for disaster?
(Ann Latham, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/annlatham/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

If we truly are an exceptional nation, what is our next great national ambition?
(Forbes - Business, )

Which clubs are the absolute models of financial stability, ambition and shrewdness?
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Premier League, )

Want to see a beautiful, touching film of a little girl with a big heart and even bigger ambition?
(Will Burns, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/willburns/ in Forbes - Business, )

Emmerson Mnangagwa has achieved a long-held ambition to become Zimbabwe's president. But who is he?
(BBC News - World News, )

Is it true that women in business lack "vertical ambition" and that is why so few make it to the top?
(BBC News - Business, )

He said he had achieved his political ambition with Brexit, but is the House of Lords Nigel Farage's next stop?
(BBC News - Politics, )

Do you remember how George Osborne and his colleagues in the Coalition used to talk of their ambition to rebalance the economy so that it no longer depended so heavily on finance and the City of London?
(The Independent - Business, )

Will consumers leave the theater with their own renewed sense of personal ambition and strong sense of respect for an American institution or will they continue to see fast food giants in an increasingly negative light?
(Darren Tristano, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/darrentristano/ in Forbes - Business, )

Once you work your way through the accomplishments, through the honour roll awards, the volunteer achievements, the competitive dancing, the acting workshops, the black belt in karate, the part-time work as a carhop and, of course, the searing ambition to be a cardiologist when she grows up, the first question that comes to mind when chatting with the thoroughly modern miss Natasha Smith is this: What possessed you to enter the Miss Teenage British Columbia 2014 pageant?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

He had ambition.

Tom has ambition.

He has a soaring ambition.

He has no political ambition.

Ambition drove him to murder.

He was a man of great ambition.

His ambition made him work hard.

He is full of ambition for power.

He has ambition, so he works hard.

He fell victim to his own ambition.

He fell a victim to his own ambition.

Her ambition is to be a ballet dancer.

It is Tom's ambition to go to the moon.

The fire of ambition burned within her.

Ambition is one of his characteristics.

He has an ambition to get a Nobel Prize.

Her ambition is to become an ambassador.

He had the ambition to be prime minister.

Sony inspires ambition among its employees.

She realized her ambition to be an actress.

Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.

He had the ambition to be a great politician.

He realized his ambition to sail around the world.

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.

The foundation of a college was her great ambition.

It is a worthy ambition to do well whatever one does.

She realized her ambition to become a great scientist.

The rebel concealed his ambition to destroy the regime.

He never forgot his ambition to become a great statesman.

He is possessed with the ambition to rule over the world.

He has an ambition to make a name for himself as a writer.

He never forgot his ambition to become a great politician.

He never forgot his ambition to become a leading politician.

Her ambition was consummated when she was elected to Congress.

Tom's one big ambition in life was to become a race car driver.

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.

Tom had one big ambition in life. That was to become a race car driver.

We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.

Methinks I am like a man, who having struck on many shoals, and having narrowly escap'd shipwreck in passing a small frith, has yet the temerity to put out to sea in the same leaky weather-beaten vessel, and even carries his ambition so far as to think of compassing the globe under these disadvantageous circumstances.

Talk about blonde ambition.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

Lofty ambition, to say the least.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

We are a talented country, and we have ambition.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Not every housing ambition works out as planned.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

"It shows a level of ambition we've not yet seen.
(Clarisse Loughrey in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

She thinks that ambition is ageless for everyone.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

But many of this group have the ambition to save.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Michael Fathers reviews "Age of Ambition" by Evan Osnos.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

MARTIN SAMUEL: Ambition is where good football originates.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

You can't say the Goodman Restaurants group lacks ambition.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

It was not Michelle Halkerston's ambition to buy a company.
(Forbes - Business, )

Chinese restaurant group South Beauty has a lofty ambition.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Arctic ambition: The race to sail Northwest Passage hots up.
(CNN - World News, )

Fulfilling a long-held ambition, she visits the Eiffel Tower.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

But he is flourishing and bristling with ambition at Watford.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

He made clear his ambition to move to a bigger club last week.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

He was a man of grand ambition, limited means and less talent.
(The Independent - World News, )

We have a restless ambition to redefine what an orchestra can do.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Together they were a combustible combination of ego and ambition.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Chris Evans refuses to let go of his ambition to present Top Gear.
(The Independent - People, )

The endurance of ambition despite the record industry’s neglect.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Doing more chores may be the key to bolstering daughters' ambition.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

It is not always lack of opportunity that thwarts English ambition.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The U.S. men's soccer team is not starved for ambition or confidence.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

F1 boss reassures Ferrari, Bottas states Mercedes ambition, plus more.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

Too often ambition, especially in women, is seen as something negative.
(Ashira Prossack, [email protected] https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashiraprossack1/people/ashiraprossack1/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Mourinho was criticised for his side's lack of ambition at Old Trafford.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

DOMINIC KING: They were praised for their practical thinking and ambition.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Moscow is signaling an ambition to become a New York-style art powerhouse.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

But BlackBerry's ambition of restoring its glory hasn't died out just yet.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

How millennials can boost ambition, task performance and job satisfaction.
(Caroline Beaton, Under 30 http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinebeaton/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Social mobility remains an elusive ambition, says the education secretary.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The students have one ambition - to carve out a future for their children.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth displays a similar energy and ambition.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

All of Europe became enslaved to Napoleon’s insatiable personal ambition.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

It’s time to flip the narrative and turn ambition into a good word again.
(Ashira Prossack, [email protected] https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashiraprossack1/people/ashiraprossack1/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

WSJ. asks six luminaries to weigh in on a single topic. This month: Ambition.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Never accuse prolific B-movie impresario Christian Sesma of lacking ambition.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Josh Frydenberg makes no secret of his ambition to one day be prime minister.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

For sheer scope and ambition she makes Dickens and Tolstoy seem single minded.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Experts share advice on finding the right balance between safety and ambition.
(USA Today - Money, )

Hoy is fulfilling an ambition he’s had since receiving a toy car as a child.
(USA Today - Motor Sports, )

Director Thomas Kail's ambition will be hard to top for future live TV musicals.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

While ambition is still the main course, tears and tension are also on the menu.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

It is with ambition and confidence that Josip Ilicic will face England on Sunday.
(The Independent - Football, )

Women seek older mates with good financial prospects, higher status and ambition.
(Science Daily - News, )

Elon Musk’s electric ambition could turn into a problem for Tesla shareholders.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

There’s new ambition in the boatshed and on the water as a winning duo reunites.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

She began her career as an executive assistant, but her ambition was sparked early.
(Peter High, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/ in Forbes - Business, )

German pilot Hugo Broch took to the skies over Kent to achieve a long-held ambition.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Dubai has recovered its sky-high ambition and is once again building high and mighty.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Brendan O'Carroll's film lacks the charm, warmth and ambition of its source material.
(Robbie Collin in The Telegraph - Culture, )

This time around, she’s swinging with a smaller simian, but her ambition is bigger.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Los Angeles Opera is not without ambition or ingenuity, let alone is it risk adverse.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

For the current generation, it is a badge of honor and evidence of ambition and focus.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

For others, it is a matter of life ambition to move up the financial and social ladder.
(Forbes - Education, )

Claudia Fragapane’s ambition was to be a gold-medal winning gymnast when she grows up.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Ambition is not a “dirty word,” says Tory Burch at the first Embrace Ambition Summit.
(Avery Blank, [email protected] https://www.forbes.com/sites/averyblank/people/averyblank/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Common symptoms include unfamiliar zeal, unquenchable passion, and unprecedented ambition.
(James Nguyen, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/nguyenjames/ in Forbes - Technology, )

Its bigger ambition: to provide the voice security layer for a rising voice-based economy.
(Alex Konrad, Forbes Staff https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Commentary: A new ad from Samsung, featuring an ostrich with ambition, is beautifully done.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

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