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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).
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The Build Your Own Roadmap tool can be found on the Strive Network website at www.
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.
And with new research leading to technology breakthroughs, it's an appropriate time to strive for buildings that incorporate regenerative design as well.
The Strive Group's display brought together multiple vendors including Honey Maid graham crackers, Hershey's chocolate, and JetPuffed marshmallows, marketed as the perfect ingredients for Kraft Foods' S'Mores during the summer campfire season.
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.
We always strive not only to attain our clients business goals, but also to create significant works of architecture," said Meltzer.
I will continue to strive to give back to the world what it has given to me, so I may be even more worthy of tonight's honor.
The Strive Group's President Joins Ranks of Leading Consumer Packaging and Supplier Executives in Commitment for More Effective Sourcing Initiatives
Whether renovating the corporate headquarters, constructing a new regional office or placing a computer system in a department, facility managers constantly strive to coordinate the physical workplace with the people and work of an organization.
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.