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Example Sentences for "motivate"

Strong motivation is an important factor in learning a new skillStudents feel more motivated to learn when they enjoy what they are doing.

Strong motivation is an important factor in learning a new skill.

The players felt kind of unmotivated before the game because they knew the other team was much stronger.

Salesmen in the store are motivated to make sales by a 25% commission.

Joanna was unmotivated, so she didn't learn much French while she lived in Quebec.

Harry tried hard to motivate his daughter to clean up her room.

Seeing the film about Guatemala motivated Charlie to travel there during his holidays.

Norman Augustine once remarked that motivation will almost always beat mere talent.

Stephen R. Covey once observed that motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Pat Riley once remarked that a champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.

William Sumner once said that the four great motives of human action are hunger, love, vanity and fear.

69% of American workers say they find praise and recognition from their bosses more motivating than money.

The most popular topic of public speakers is motivation, at 23 percent, followed by leadership at 17 percent.

Staying motivated is essential to making physical activity a long-term lifestyle commitment.

Someone once suggested that the most motivating thing one person can do for another is listen.

Near the end of the session, students often find it hard to motivate themselves to do homework.

Rupert Murdoch once stated that in motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts.

A Malian proverb suggests that one does not give a gift without a motive.

Studies have shown that individual cells in the brain respond to inadequate supplies of nutrients by motivating a person to seek food.

The coach motivates his players by giving out coupons for free pizza to those considered to be the hardest workers during the game.

The students discussed the different motivations which they had for studying English.

Police say the killing seems to be a random, entirely motiveless act of violence.

In the fifteenth century, personal fulfillment through learning, public service and accomplishment motivated the individual lives and social contacts of the people of Europe.

Police are still looking for a motive in the murder of a local school teacher.

Discussion question: What do you do to motivate yourself to work hard?

Find someone who feels very motivated to improve his/her English.


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