SUCCEED in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUCCEED
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
succeed
 v.  attain success or reach a desired goal
 v.  be the successor of
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He had been accustomed to succeed in all that he undertook.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
2  It was a madness, and it required a madman to succeed in it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
3  I do not think that even he could now hope to succeed with one of her stamp, and therefore I hope we may find no insuperable difficulty.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
4  He had not to wait and wish with vacant affections for an object worthy to succeed her in them.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
5  The man that invented the machine for taking likenesses might have known that would never succeed; it's a deal too honest.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  I trust, sir, that you will succeed in proving, what I feel sure is the truth, that my cousin Arthur is innocent of this crime.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
7  We have certainly been favoured with extraordinary luck during this inquiry, and it will be entirely our own fault if we do not succeed in clearing the matter up.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
8  I have no doubt, sir, that we shall succeed in establishing ourselves in some business.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
9  But I think that we shall succeed in establishing a connection, after all.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
10  In my inmost heart I believed that I could succeed where others failed, and now I had the opportunity to test myself.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
11  He had waited, and then making his way round to the top of the cliff, he had endeavoured to succeed where his comrade had failed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
12  Unless we succeed in establishing an alternative theory, this man is lost.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
13  It was not for some time that I could succeed in persuading myself that the thing I had seen was human.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
14  They who would have their city become a great empire, must endeavour by every means to fill it with inhabitants; for without a numerous population no city can ever succeed in growing powerful.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III.
15  ; thinking that were he to succeed in getting these others to take part with him, his enterprise would be easier.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXII.
Example Sentence: (80 in 6 pages)
16  However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at.
17  He was widely tipped to succeed William Hague as leader of the party.
18  There's no hope to succeed; the secretary is helping the old manager back sadly.
19  To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
20  Never give up, Never lose the opportunity to succeed.
21  Young people today are under intense pressure to succeed.
22  His father exerted a lot of pressure on him to succeed.
23  Government support will be essential if the project is to succeed.
24  The project seemed unlikely to succeed.
25  Man who has a settled purpose will surely succeed.
26  Acting is very competitive - you've got to really push yourself if you want to succeed.
27  You must stick at it if you want to succeed.
28  The union needs to retain the allegiance of all its members for the strike to succeed.
29  When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you'll be successful.
30  She can teach you how to succeed at tennis.