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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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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.
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.
I'M strives to create the best video platform for consumers, advertisers and content providers.
The FTB strives to ensure that your concerns are handled promptly and fairly, and that you have the highest confidence in the integrity, efficiency, and fairness of our state tax system.
IRG will strive to increase investor awareness of Siberian Energy within the U.
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, and governed by the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation, a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation, the Computerworld Honors Program searches for and recognizes individuals and organizations who have demonstrated vision and leadership as they strive to use in innovative ways across 10 categories.
The Bank has a well-deserved reputation for customer service and always strives for excellence.
First Responders across the globe now have access to a free resource for tools, techniques and training for Homeland Security needs through the new professional association which strives to unite all disciplines of first responders and create strength through collective knowledge.
With their proven analog design simulation capability, SMIC will continue to be at the forefront of chip designs, while Mentor's Eldo strives to be the simulator of choice for IC silicon vendors and fabless design centers.
IHI is focusing the 100,000 Lives Campaign on system improvements to hospitals based on evidence, and strives to make error prevention part of every day practice for hospitals and care networks.
While wellness practitioners strive to keep people healthy, Wellness Capital Management strives to keep their business healthy through informed cash flow management and financial strategies," said Wellness Capital Management's co-founder Mark Machlis.
The fund strives to deliver potential excess return to its benchmark, the S&P 500 Index, and has produced consistently strong results under the leadership of William Zieff, Chief Investment Officer of Evergreen's Global Structured Products team.