Examples of motivate in a Sentence
No one knows what motivated him to act in such a violent way.
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Eineman said Flewelling is enthusiastic and inspires and motivates even the most reluctant learners.
What does that tell you about what’s motivating the immigration backlash?
Fully 61% of the AfD’s voters said they were motivated by disappointment with the other parties (compared with 30% for the electorate overall).
Nationally, Girl Scout officials have criticized the move saying it was motivated partly by a need to boost revenue.
Prosecutors, though, say she was motivated by anger and resentment over an unhappy home life.
Read on to find out what else motivated their shows and why—for them—the customer is queen.
These girls keep me energized and motivated to continue building a brighter future for my hometown.
Croson acknowledged being a gang member but said the events on the night of Russell’s death were not gang motivated.
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