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Example Sentences for "seek"

The Chinese migrants came to this country to seek a better lifeMy great-grandfather came to Boston to seek his fortune in the early 1800s.

The Chinese migrants came to this country to seek a better life.

He had to seek work as a laborer after he lost his truck-driving license for drinking and driving.

Two masked men are being sought by police for robbing a number of convenience stores.

You should seek proper legal advice before you decide whether or not to sue your former business partner.

My sister and her husband have sought help from a marriage counselor because they are having a lot of problems getting along these days.

I would seek a second opinion if you don't agree with what your doctor said.

Picasso once said, I do not seek; I find.

There is an Afghan proverb which remarks that the seeker is the finder.

There is a Chinese proverb which suggests that he who seeks revenge should remember to dig two graves.

There is a French proverb which observes that when you can't find peace within yourself, it's useless to seek it elsewhere.

There is a Turkish proverb which states that he who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless.

There is a Yiddish proverb which tells us to seek advice, but use one's own common sense.

While Columbus was seeking the new world to the west, Italian engineers were rebuilding the Kremlin in Moscow.

The Spanish explorers named Argentina for the valuable silver they were seeking there.

Descartes once said, If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.

The human rights organization Amnesty International seeks the release of men and women detained anywhere for their beliefs, color, sex, ethnic origin, language or religion.

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

Psychologists seek to understand how internal processes or external events in the environment work to produce the incredible diversity of human thought and action.

Italian rulers of the fifteenth century sought to glorify themselves by erecting impressive palaces and country houses.


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