career


career
01. He hopes to pursue a [career] in advertising.
02. This latest scandal has put an end to a long political [career].
03. Joni Mitchell is a famous singer who also has a separate [career] as a painter.
04. He doesn't spend much time with his family because his [career] is the most important thing in his life.
05. He wrote more than 20 novels, and won a number of important prizes during his 30-year [career] as a writer.
06. She began her [career] as a teacher in the 1940s.
07. He was a successful lawyer, but he decided to change [careers] at the age of 40 and become an artist.
08. She hopes to have a successful [career] in business after completing her commerce degree.
09. There is a Korean proverb which says you should aim high in your [career], but stay humble in your heart.
10. Cathy Guisewite once suggested that mothers, food, love, and [career], are the four major guilt groups.
11. George Bernard Shaw once said that the domestic [career] is no more natural to all women than the military [career] is natural to all men.
12. Melinda Marshall once remarked that we expect to maintain both a [career] and a family, but we expect excellence in one role will come at some cost to the other.
13. Madonna once said, "I always thought of losing my virginity as a [career] move."
14. She is hoping to start a [career] as a fashion designer after she finishes her course.
15. A [career] as a soldier is highly respected in Nepal and, for many men, represents the only chance they have to escape a life of poverty.
16. In February of 1968, Wilt Chamberlain became the first professional basketball player to score over 25,000 [career] points.

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