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 Meanings and Examples of ACHIEVE
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 v.  gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
Classic Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
1  But, in order to achieve this great revolution in favour of the native English, it was necessary that they should be united among themselves, and act under an acknowledged head.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  It'll achieve its own salvation.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15
3  "Sir Thomas is to achieve many mighty things when he comes home," said Mary, after a pause.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
4  The gentleman walked on with them by the officer's side; and as many of the crowd as could achieve the feat, got a little ahead, and stared back at Oliver from time to time.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
5  I try all things; I achieve what I can.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 79. The Prairie.
6  Sometimes he would achieve a position half erect, battle with the air for a moment, and then fall again, grabbing at the grass.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
7  The men scampered in insane fever of haste, racing as if to achieve a sudden success before an exhilarating fluid should leave them.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23
8  We have self-devotion in a cause, and an end to achieve which is not a selfish one.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  You shall with us come; and together we shall do that which we go forth to achieve.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  In the night he may lie hidden somewhere; but if he be not carried on shore, or if the ship do not touch it, he cannot achieve the land.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
11  One of those omniscient and aweinspiring marvels, a detective, came up from St. Louis, moused around, shook his head, looked wise, and made that sort of astounding success which members of that craft usually achieve.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  Dantes was on the way he desired to follow, and was moving towards the end he wished to achieve; his heart was in a fair way of petrifying in his bosom.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
13  Next day new steps were to be taken; my plans could no longer be confined to my own breast; I must impart them in order to achieve their success.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
14  I honour endurance, perseverance, industry, talent; because these are the means by which men achieve great ends and mount to lofty eminence.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
15  The busy people achieve their full share of mischief in the world, you may rely upon it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Example Sentence: (197 in 14 pages)
16  Set yourself targets that you can reasonably hope to achieve.
17  A man who does not learn from others can't hope to achieve much.
18  They should be sceptical of exaggerated claims for what such courses can achieve.
19  I am willing to give up everything to have, to achieve the little glass dream.
20  Whatever your mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
21  As long as a person strongly unremittingly in pursuit, he will be able to achieve the purpose of.
22  There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
23  The committee will need to winnow out the nonsense and produce more practical proposals if it is to achieve results.
24  Not everyone has the dedication and the talent to achieve this.
25  Toward a day finally to achieve the ultimate goal of moving enough, but every step as the goal, to make it as a step function.
26  There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and ,after that, to enjoy it , only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
27  She hoped to achieve her ambition to become a singer.
28  We should do our utmost to achieve our goal in life.
29  Some young children achieve great fluency in their reading.
30  Women have yet to achieve wage or occupational parity in many fields.