How to use "ambition" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "ambition" in popular movie and book plots

  • When he was a child, his adoptive father told him how he had failed at his life ambition to become a "Hero of Justice".  - Fate/stay night
  • Toward the end of the novel, he gives up on his original ambition of writing a complete biography of his grandmother.  - Angle of Repose
  • Landon apologizes to the Reverend that Jamie did not witness a miracle (an ambition she expressed in the class yearbook).  - A Walk to Remember
  • She summons him, hoping he will abandon his ambition in return for his life (which she is eager to grant).  - The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
  • After bribing Frankie Needles, Scotty infiltrates the CMB due in part to Gee Money's increasing ambition and drug use.  - New Jack City
  • Willy's ambition is to qualify for the national "Nintari" (a portmanteau of Nintendo and Atari) competition.  - The Adventures of Willy Beamish
  • When his ambition to become the best trainer in Unova gets the better of him, he causes a scene by screaming out his dream with his Pokémon.  - Pokémon Adventures
  • Spurred by her husband Lot's ambition and her own, Morgause tricks Morgaine into allowing her to rear her son.  - The Mists of Avalon
  • She has proposals of marriage and secret lovers, ambition and optimism, but then her life is turned upside down once more by wartime deaths.  - Diary of an Ordinary Woman
  • Ned and Thomas do not like each other, and Ned's fear of his brother's ambition grows with each of Thomas's naval triumphs.  - Young Bess
  • Eventually, Fairbanks fulfills the ambition his father had for him.  - The Barker
  • Exley's ambition is fueled by the murder of his father, killed by an unknown assailant, whom Exley nicknames "Rollo Tomasi".  - L.A. Confidential (film)
  • His ambition is clear: he wants a Howard on the throne of England.  - The Six Wives of Henry VIII (BBC TV series)
  • He lives without financial ambition and the need for a 'good job,' but his living conditions are uncomfortable and his job is boring.  - Keep the Aspidistra Flying
  • Mary, however, is not impressed and instead remains focused on her ambition to become a partner at the wedding company she works for.  - The Wedding Planner
  • Claris is a talented singer and her ambition is to perform on stage.  - Nights into Dreams

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