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Usage examples for achieve

  1. He wanted to return so badly that he was willing to die to achieve it, Jorden thought. – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones
  2. 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
  3. We both realize there is only one person in the universe who could achieve it- you. – The Passing of Ku Sui by Anthony Gilmore
  4. 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
  5. You will be placed in a unique position to achieve your final purpose. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. 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
  7. " I fear Herr Renwick's friendship cannot achieve miracles. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  8. And how few there are who finally achieve their ideals! – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  9. 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
  10. The English Renaissance, unlike the Italian, did not achieve great success in painting. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  11. 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
  12. It has trained him to deliberate, to choose, to achieve. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
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