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Example Sentences for "pursue"

His wife is pursuing a psychology degree at universityAn innocent bystander was killed by a car being pursued by the police in downtown Boston today.

His wife is pursuing a psychology degree at university.

Celebrities are constantly pursued by the media, and find it almost impossible to go out in public.

Princess Diana died in a car crash while being pursued by paparazzi through a tunnel in France.

New Zealand has chosen to pursue a policy of non-intervention in the conflict.

He has travelled the country in pursuit of a job in film-making.

The soldiers ran down the street in pursuit of the enemy.

Mortimer Adler once said that not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of men.

Walt Disney once said that all our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

There is a Hasidic proverb which states that while we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

The killer whale, or orca, can reach speeds up to 30 miles per hour in the pursuit of prey.

From the ancient Greeks we have inherited the notion of education as worth pursuing for its own sake.

The human rights organization Amnesty International warns that in many countries, development is being pursued at the expense of human rights.

After independence, Tanzania pursued a policy of socialism.

In the upper class of Venezuelan society, few women pursue careers, and most have household servants.

French explorers went to Senegal in 1570 in pursuit of riches.

In March of 1916, President Woodrow Wilson sent 12,000 soldiers over the border to Mexico in a failed mission to pursue the bandit Pancho Villa.

Thomas Aquinas once said that of all the pursuits open to men, the search for wisdom is most perfect, more sublime, more profitable, and more full of joy.

Research into nearly every culture in the world seems to indicate that men are more likely than women to pursue short-term sexual strategies.

Psychologists believe the fact that many men pursue multiple sexual partners may be due to their desire to increase the likelihood of successful reproduction.

If she pursues a career in administration, I'm sure she will do well because she's a very organized person, and she gets along well with others.

Find someone who has been pursued by the police for speeding.

Find someone who hopes to pursue a university degree.


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