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persevere at (something)

To continue trying to improve at or succeed in doing something. Your writing isn't going to be amazing when you first start—you have to persevere at it. Even though I struggled at times, I persevered at my studies and ended up graduating with a 3.5 GPA.
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persevere in (something)

To continue trying to improve at or succeed in doing something. Your writing isn't going to be amazing when you first start—you have to persevere in it. Even though I struggled at times, I persevered in my studies and ended up graduating with a 3.5 GPA.
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persevere with (something)

To continue trying to improve at or succeed in doing something. Your writing isn't going to be amazing when you first start—you have to persevere with it. Even though I struggled at times, I persevered with my studies and ended up graduating with a 3.5 GPA.
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persevere at something

to keep trying to do something. I will persevere at my studies and I'm sure I will succeed. Todd persevered at his job and got promoted in no time.
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persevere in something

to persist in [doing] something. I will persevere in my efforts to win election. Kelly persevered in her studies and graduated with honors.
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persevere with something

to continue to try to accomplish something. Do you really think it is wise to persevere with your plan? Sally persevered with her scheme to earn a million dollars.
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He believes Persevere can bring the same ideology to the table on a larger scale, teaching vital, new-age skills to inmates and those on probation.
Police said: "As part of an ongoing Police Scotland investigation in Edinburgh, officers are today conducting a further search of a separate address in Persevere Court.
Once again, I had chosen to endeavor to persevere, and the reward lay before me.
The same charter states that OAS member states resolve "to persevere in the noble undertaking that humanity has conferred upon the United Nations, whose principles and purposes they solemnly reaffirm." The Inter-American Development Bank, while not an official agency of the UN, nevertheless is a reliable sidekick to the UN-affiliated multilateral lending agencies, the IMF and World Bank, which virtually dictate policy to Latin America's hopelessly indebted and bankrupt countries.
Thomas is a deeply religious man, who at one point studied for the priesthood, and he believes his religion helped him to persevere under the weight of his explosive confirmation hearings.
But those who persevere find each successive change easier, more interesting and less threatening than its predecessor.
An upbeat, plain-terms guidebook encouraging the reader to reap the rewards of living authentically and responsibly, The Rapture Of Maturity is a source of abiding inspiration to persevere and determine the goals to which one most wishes to dedicate oneself.
As guest editor, I would like to thank Gale Burford for inspiring me to take on and persevere with this project, and Susan Chandler and Kalei Kanuha for their participation in the manuscript review process.
Nevertheless, religious gay people persevere in trying to win changes from their denominations," wrote reporter Scott P.
With any luck, Sri Lankans' enduring love of elephants will persevere. The island's environmentalists say an opportunity exists to create programs and policies that consider the needs of elephants and humans.
People say nothing can be done - but it can, you have to persevere. My husband and I nearly had a nervous breakdown.
"You have to persevere," Frank Dottori, president and CEO of Tembec said as a speaker at the Lessons in Leadership Conference You have to keep pushing.
Among the first, Delegue lists Montaigne's education, which, despite his father's efforts, fails to develop in him a natural bond with peasant life and with classical Latin; the friendship with La Boetie which, paradoxically, can be nourished only by their tragic separation; the experience of loss inherent to the constitution of Montaigne's self; his Distinguo, the craft of conceptual and rhetorical distinctions, which allows him to claim himself to be both truthful and a liar; his deliberate project to persevere in piecing together the data of experience, regardless of their more or less fictiti ous character.
To stand in the woods in the early morning is to feel yourself in the presence of a greater power that will persevere long after you and your troubles have passed on.
To persevere means to endure, to remain steadfast despite severe hardship and obstacles.