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Example Sentences for "ideal"

ESL students should ideally speak English all the time outside of class, but obviously that doesn't usually happenMy ideal husband would share the responsibilities of housework and childraising.

ESL students should ideally speak English all the time outside of class, but obviously that doesn't usually happen.

Ursula is a total idealist who can't seem to understand that people are not always nice and honest.

Her idealism makes her want to try to change the world.

Port Angeles is an ideal place to visit for hikers and campers as it is near a number of wonderful wilderness areas.

I know an ideal spot for a picnic; follow me.

Heather is ideally suited to her job as an elementary school teacher because she is so patient and loving of children.

Goethe once said that love is an ideal thing, whereas marriage is a real thing.

In the 1930s, the Soviets concluded that the ideal population size for cities was around 50,000.

Primary socialization tends to be idealistic, whereas adult socialization tends to be realistic.

Under Confucian ideals, Chinese society was divided into a class system.

Culture has been described as ideals, values, or rules for living.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela once said, I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and see realized. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.

Oscar Wilde once remarked that when an ideal is realized, it is robbed of its wonder and mystery.

Robertson Davies once observed that the world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealized past.

Robert Kennedy once observed that each time a man stands up for an ideal, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Steel is 100 percent recyclable, and can be reprocessed almost indefinitely, making it ideal for food containers.

Breast milk is the ideal food for babies younger than nine months.

The parking lot next to our house is the ideal place to play road hockey.

A flag represents the land, history, and ideals of a nation's people.

Someone once remarked that making drugs illegal is an idealistic policy which, by ignoring the human desires fuelling drug use, only provides vast profits for pushers.

Western ideals of beauty and art are rooted in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Plato and Aristotle believed that elaborate instrumental music was incompatible with the ideal state.

Venice in the 1600s, with its reputation for freedom from social and religious constraints, was the ideal place for opera to flourish.

Discussion question: Describe the ideal spouse for you.


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