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inspire someone with something

to use something to inspire someone; to stimulate or encourage someone with something. The president inspired us all with patriotic speeches. She inspired us all with her story of heroism.
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inspire something in someone

to stimulate a particular quality in someone. You do not particularly inspire trust in me. She inspires fear in me.
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She is a satisfaction to the parents and guardians of the 'prentices, who feel that there is little danger of her inspiring tender emotions in the breast of youth; she is a satisfaction to Mrs.
But it was not these inspiring and magnificent evidences of Nature's grandeur that took my immediate attention from the beauties of the forest.
95) is an inspiring volume that should be on every teacher's reading list.
Father Paul Dobson gave an inspiring homily on this topic at the Mass celebrated by Bishop Robert Clune.
THERE'S something inspiring about how people respond to life's challenges and it's particularly moving if the person who responds is a child.
They "are inspiring because they have found a way to be themselves and to do that in a world that doesn't necessarily want them to be who they are.
These events were among the most inspiring TV moments selected by consumers in a nationwide poll released today by Sony and USA Today.
To stand at the top of the highest peak in Antarctica was inspiring," says Swarner.
It is inspiring to see that at the age of 93 Parks continues to share his dreams and assess his life.
Barbie is about aspiration and inspiring girls to explore a world of possibilities, and now today's woman can do that in beauty with the Barbie Loves MAC collection.
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From Warren Buffett Making The Largest Charitable Donation In History, To Smaller Overlooked Stories With A Dramatic Positive Impact, HappyNews Editors Identify The 10 Most Inspiring Stories Of 2006
The experiences of the Apollo astronauts serve to springboard visitors to the future, inspiring them to dream about the role they might play in the return to the Moon.