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Like Alexander the Great, who supposedly wept because there were no more worlds to conquer, Vescovo sets a goal of traveling to the bottom of all five oceans because he needs a new challenge.A journey to the bottom of the oceans — all five of them|Lucinda Robb|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Sally Hubbard, the director of enforcement strategy at the Open Markets Institute, explained that the “divide and conquer strategy” is due to resource constraints, “with different enforcers focusing on different aspects of Google’s monopolization.”40 more states have targeted Google with its third antitrust lawsuit in two months|Eileen Guo|December 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It’s a reference to the legend of controversial Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés ordering his ships be torched to eliminate the possibility of retreat when attempting to conquer the Aztec empire.‘Burn the boats’: TV networks playing with fire in streaming pivots|Tim Peterson|December 9, 2020|Digiday
Knowing that there were no safe or proven treatments or an effective vaccine, China relied on proven nonpharmaceutical interventions to conquer the epidemic.China Beat The Coronavirus With Science And Strong Public Health Measures, Not Just With Authoritarianism|LGBTQ-Editor|November 23, 2020|No Straight News
They wordlessly divide and conquer, each acting as the other’s external memory.
Historically, conquering armies have seized inhabitants of conquered areas and enslaved them.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You can clink your wine glass and deliver an impassioned speech about conquering the demons that kept you confined in the closet.
“Persecution is good for you” Freeman said, pointing to the Jewish people “conquering” Europe after the Holocaust as an example.Awkward: This Democratic Judicial Candidate's Husband Is a White Supremacist|Gideon Resnick|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the time word of military victory reached home, the conquering army might have been destroyed in a subsequent battle.
After a day of missteps in the West Midlands, Farage was treated like a conquering hero when he took the stage.Is Britain’s Tea Party Turning Politics Upside Down?|Nico Hines|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
El Imparcial maintained that he was worthy of being honoured as a 19th century conquering hero.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Even Benny caught the fever of conquering the mischievous water which slipped from their grasp like quicksilver.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
On September 14 the conquering army lost sixty-six officers and eleven hundred and four men.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
I saw her quite distinctly: tall and commanding, the radiance of all-conquering love in her eyes.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
The Scots are a nation of hardy, valiant men, whom the English never would have succeeded in conquering by force of arms.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
British Dictionary definitions for conquer
Derived forms of conquerconquerable, adjectiveconquerableness, nounconquering, adjectiveconqueror, noun
Word Origin for conquer
Other Idioms and Phrases with conquer
see divide and conquer.