personal ambitionThey come second to his personal ambition and to the Conservative Party interest.
ambition to becomeTheir ambition to become the greatest busker of them all.
only ambition‘You know, the only ambition she ever had for me was to marry well and bring up the colour of the family.’
modest ambitionMerely staying afloat is a fairly modest ambition and one which recognises the Dyer theory, which I think Jonathon Porritt really gets wrong in his chapter.
ambition to goIn Peter Rogers's words, ‘He lost the ambition to go outside.’