never say die


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never say die

Never surrender or give up; don't stop trying. No matter how many things go wrong, never say die—we'll find a way to finish this on time. A: "I'll never be any good at guitar." B: "Hey, never say die! You just need to practice."
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Never say die.

Prov. Do not give up. Jill: I don't think I can finish this project in time. Jane: Never say die. Alan: It's no use. I can't make my checkbook balance. Jane: Never say die!
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never say die

Don't ever give up, do not despair, as in This stage set doesn't look too promising, but never say die, it may still work out. This maxim today is often used ironically and deprecatingly, for something that has already failed. [Early 1800s]
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never say die

used to encourage someone not to give up hope in a difficult situation.
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ˌnever say ˈdie

(saying) do not stop trying or hoping for something: Never say die, buddy. I’ve been in worse situations than this.Billy was an enthusiastic player with the never-say-die attitude that supporters love to see.
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Never Say Die, who habitually lugged to the left, did so again under pressure and bumped Garter on his other side.
Rashleigh went on to win with Never Say Die fourth.
The Never Say Die Club owns four mares - Blushing Queen, Jalissa, Least Said and Marciala.
The Never Say Die Club is expecting two more foals, from Jalissa, in foal to Avonbridge, and Least Said, who is due to produce a Pastoral Pursuits colt in early April.
The Never Say Die Club's son of Fantastic Light out of Marciala
The Never Say Die Club's horses include Never Say Deya, a two-yearold filly bred by the Owner Breeders' Club; Marciala, a Machiavellian mare with a colt foal by the red-hot second-season sire Montjeu; and Least Said, a Trempolino mare with a filly foal by Queen Elizabeth II Stakes winner Where Or When, whose first crop are yearlings.
For more information on the Never Say Die Club, please contact Alex Rocca at the National Stud on 01638 663022.
Like Wimbledon, Martin O'Neill's team never say die.
Organized by the Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce and movie fans, Goonies Never Say Die Anniversary Celebration will feature movie screenings, multiple bus tours of nine Goonies sites in the region, and two performances of "Growing Up Goonie" by Jeff Cohen, the actor who portrayed the character "Chunk" in the movie.
REGISTER: Registration for the Goonies Never Say Die Anniversary Celebration can be made online at www.
The racecourse, which recently unveiled Betfair as the new sponsor for the oldest Classic, has announced that building and scaffolding firm SGB, and The National Stud Never Say Die Club, will each sponsor a race at the fixture.
The National Stud Never Say Die Club - named in honour of the 1954 Derby and St Leger winner, who went on to stand as a stallion at the Newmarket operation - will sponsor the Group 2 Park Hill Stakes on September 8, a race run over the same distance as the St Leger, but restricted to fillies and mares.
The Welsh club had looked home and dry, but never say die Northampton stunned them with a two goal blast to snatch an unlikely away point.
THE National Stud's Never Say Die Club, edition three, is to be launched at Newmarket today.
The experience from these two clubs has stood us in good stead and we are really excited about the Never Say Die Club.
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