The women are Charlotte, who will become a front-line nurse, and Greta, who will pursue her ambitions as a singer.
He had ambitions and ideas that exceeded the superficiality of his industry.
But eight years later, it is not unreasonable to conclude that the fault lies not in our funding, but in our ambitions.
That he and Amélie Gautreau were both Americans was by no means immaterial to their ambitions.
President Obama has declared that the U.S. will do what it takes to help Haiti, and doubtless he is sincere in his ambitions.
It was not an exalted niche to fill in life, but at least she had learned to fill it to perfection, and her ambitions were modest.
All my hopes, my ambitions, my life itself have come to centre in you.
But we are French, thought Simon, and we have no ambitions in Italy.
When I was in high school it was one of my ambitions to learn to be at home in any environment.
Prominent in her manner was a helpless little confession of inadequacy to her ambitions that made her personality engaging.
mid-14c., from Middle French ambition or directly from Latin ambitionem (nominative ambitio) "a going around," especially to solicit votes, hence "a striving for favor, courting, flattery; a desire for honor, thirst for popularity," noun of action from past participle stem of ambire "to go around" (see ambient).
Rarely used in the literal sense in English, where it carries the secondary Latin sense of "eager or inordinate desire of honor or preferment." In early use always pejorative, of inordinate or overreaching desire; ambition was grouped with pride and vainglory.