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Example Sentences for "conquer"

Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first men to conquer Mount EverestEngland was conquered by France in 1066 and ruled by French kings for 300 years thereafter.

Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first men to conquer Mount Everest.

Emma fought to conquer her fear of flying so that she could take the plane to visit her grandparents in Salem.

Oliver has never quite succeeded in conquering his smoking addiction, though he has cut down quite a bit.

The Spanish came to South America to conquer the native people, and take all their gold.

The city of Jerusalem is the site of numerous conquests by different cultures and religions.

Throughout the centuries, the political structure of ancient China varied with cycles of civil war and conquest.

The conquest of Poland by the Nazis during the Second World War led to the extermination of millions of innocent people.

Otto Weininger once said that genius is a conquering of chaos and mystery.

James Stephens once observed that curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.

Julius Caesar was once quoted as saying, I came, I saw, I conquered.

There is a Chinese proverb which states that the greatest conqueror is he who overcomes the enemy without a blow.

Gandhi once said that whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.

Aristotle once said, I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.

Edmund Hillary, the first man to climb Mount Everest said that it is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

He tried to conquer his fear of heights by trying bungy jumping and sky-diving.

Hernando Cortez conquered the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan in 1521, ending the Aztec Empire.

It took Alexander the Great 13 years to conquer an empire spanning from Greece to India.

Napoleon had conquered Italy by the time he was 26 years old.

The Mongol conqueror Timur the Lame played polo with the skulls of those he had killed in battle.

Korea has been conquered by outsiders many times during its 4000 years of history, but has always maintained its cultural identity.

By around 80 A.D., the Romans had conquered England.

The Muslim conquests of Syria, North Africa and Spain were completed by 719.

Find someone who comes from a country which has been conquered.


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