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strive after something

to try very hard to obtain something. I am always striving after perfection. Ted was striving after a promotion and finally got it.
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strive against something

to work against something. He worked hard, striving against failure at every turn. Things were difficult. I had to strive against quitting almost every day.
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strive for something

to try to obtain or bring about something. I am striving for the best possible result. Mary strives for perfection in everything she does.
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strive to do something

to try hard to do something. She strove very hard to do what she had set out to do. Please strive to do it as best you can.
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strive toward something

to work toward a goal. DI always strive toward perfection. Mary strove toward doing her best at all times.
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STRIVE Stage 2 was designed as a vanguard initiative which aimed to develop and test support systems for School-Based Management (SBM), Human Resources Development (HRD) specifically In-Service Education and Training (INSET) and the equitable provision of Learning Resource Materials (LRM).
Building on the principles of collective impact, Strive is helping communities create the civic infrastructure to unite stakeholders around shared goals, measures and results in education, and organizing a national network of cradle to career communities.
In conjunction, the company will accept applications for the 2016 STRIVE Awards for CF from 1 November 2015 to 31 January 2016 and the winners will be announced in May.
STRIVE for the Future will include a two-week job readiness and behavior modification class and a 10-week paid, hands-on training internship in urban agriculture, environmental restoration or plumbing.
The Strive Group's continued commitment to delivering excellence through compelling, highly stylized display solutions have proven effective in capturing the attention of today's consumers and driving sales for retailers and consumer packaged goods companies.
We are delighted to present our STRIVE Awards to these organizations, who play an incredibly important role in supporting and improving the lives of boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy," said Stuart W.
CHICAGO -- The Strive Group, an integrated merchandising supply chain company servicing the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector, today announced that President Doug Sharfstein has been appointed to the board of directors for the Foundation for Strategic Sourcing (F4SS), a nonprofit organization that brings together CPG marketers, external manufacturers and secondary packagers to improve reliability and reduce supply chain costs.
So while upper management may be concerned with the bottom line and employees worried about their comfort, facility managers strive to find the balance.
CHICAGO -- The Strive Group, an integrated merchandising supply chain company servicing the retail and consumer packaged goods sector, has won seven "Design of the Times" Awards for its creative, innovative and cost-effective displays, including new multi-vendor programs for brands such as Frito-Lay, Kraft Foods, Walmart, and Procter and Gamble.
Spike Lee will be making a movie about Harlem's STRIVE program.
CHICAGO -- The Strive Group, an integrated merchandising supply chain company servicing the retail and consumer packaged goods sector, today announced it has moved into larger, state-of-the-art headquarters in downtown Chicago.
Wilson, a business man and resident of Los Angeles has issued a challenge in the amount of $250,000 to Strive, a non-profit children's Academic & Arts campus in the Watts community of Los Angeles.
First on the menu for the day is the starter - food and wine pairing stations where attendees will sample each chef's creations that strive to match several wines from the heralded wine appellations of Central and Northern California.
Altscher says his close and supportive family has given him the confidence, determination and optimism to meet life's challenges head on and strive for success.
We not only strive to produce quality products, we strive for excellence in service too.