Ambivalent sentence example

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  • Howie was ambivalent as usual while Quinn indicated the choice was Martha's to make.
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  • Frank was ambivalent about his breakup with Jane.
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  • Since his cold had muted his sense of taste, Bob was ambivalent about what he ate for dinner.
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  • Most students really liked the principal, but Gina had ambivalent feelings toward him.
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  • Josie was anxious to have a baby but her husband Fred was ambivalent about having children.
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  • The novel was an interesting read, full of dark imagery and ambivalent characters.
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  • It was hard for me to pick a drink to order at the coffee shop because the names of the drinks were ambivalent.
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  • Some of his friends were confident in their plans for after college, but Zack felt ambivalent about his future.
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  • Rebecca was ambivalent with her decision to go on the weekend trip because of the work she had to complete.
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  • You need to look scared, not ambivalent.
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  • Preteens and teens are often ambivalent about their body's changes and aren't as confident, so lots of reassurance from a trusted adult can go a long way toward making her feel good about herself and this brand new experience.
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  • Babysitters should understand that parents often have ambivalent feelings about leaving their children with a babysitter.
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  • She is ambivalent to many things that may seem horrific to the reader.
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  • Felix was ambivalent about her publishing; he felt it was unseemly for a woman.
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  • I am ambivalent because sometimes he seems ignorant and prejudiced and holds opinions that I cannot identify with or accept.
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  • He is very ambivalent about his new ability, but learns to use it when necessary to help people.
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  • Any details left unaddressed will provide a convenient excuse for the alcoholic and addict, especially if he feels ambivalent about seeking help.
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  • He is also ambivalent about soma pills or their equivalent.
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  • When Star Trek, the Next Generation first began production, Original Series Trekkers were ambivalent.
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  • Despite their ambivalent position on humanity, they'd been somewhat helpful thus far.
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  • The novel was an interesting read, full of darkimagery and ambivalent characters.
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  • His writings emphasize the limited, ambivalent, and sometimes paradoxical nature of organizational learning.
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  • The idea of mounting an exhibition that takes an ambivalent or even critical position toward its contents now appears merely quaint.
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  • And while most of the time he is wrong, it is just that I am busy and therefore run late, in some ways he is right because I am ambivalent.
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  • And while most of the time he is wrong, it is just that I am busy and therefore run late, in some ways he is right because I am ambivalent."
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  • The symbol for Pisces is two fish, tied by a cord, swimming in opposite directions, and Pisces can be just as ambivalent when it comes to love!
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  • Within Paul's argument the ambivalent encomium has a clear function.
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  • All of these added up to a rather motley spectrum and to an ambivalent score.
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