strive toward (something)

strive toward (something)

To put forth a great and tenacious effort in order to achieve or approach some particular goal. You should always strive toward excellence, but striving toward perfection is a fool's errand. I'm striving toward a 4.0 this semester, but it's going to be tough.
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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.
See also: strive, toward