Usage examples for achieve

  1. There are men who can never achieve full success in any field whatever. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  2. Yours is a great privilege and a noble mission; may He enable you to achieve your heart's desire. – The Light of Divine Guidance (Volume 1) by Shoghi Effendi
  3. " I fear Herr Renwick's friendship cannot achieve miracles. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  4. We, too, may achieve a conquest over the dragon which, although it requires effort, does not disturb peace. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  5. The very nature of the playlet makes it the more difficult to achieve dramatic effect the more the number of characters is reduced. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  6. We both realize there is only one person in the universe who could achieve it- you. – The Passing of Ku Sui by Anthony Gilmore
  7. We must help them to achieve their own salvation. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  8. After all, the Crevequers had never failed, till now, to achieve any intimacy.... – The Furnace by Rose Macaulay
  9. We will continue to build our ties with developing nations, respecting and helping to strengthen their national independence which they have struggled so hard to achieve – State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter
  10. You will be placed in a unique position to achieve your final purpose. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. It was a great thing for him to achieve but he did not know it. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  12. And how few there are who finally achieve their ideals! – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  13. The essential is the matter of excellence: that a piece of work should achieve its end. – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  14. They were never idle; to rise socially and politically requires as great or greater work than for a poor man to achieve a fortune. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  15. The English Renaissance, unlike the Italian, did not achieve great success in painting. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  16. Let one keep his heart and mind in the currents of the Divine Power; let him actively follow the vision that is revealed to him, and he shall achieve and realize his ideals. – The Life Radiant by Lilian Whiting
  17. If their common ability to discern in their story or characters possible emotional interests for other people, their so- called dramatic sense, is to achieve success on the stage it must be developed into theatrical talent by hard study and generally by long practice. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  18. The second thing was almost as impossible as raising and firing the rifle; but by the luck of the gods he might achieve it. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  19. It has trained him to deliberate, to choose, to achieve – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  20. He wanted to return so badly that he was willing to die to achieve it, Jorden thought. – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones