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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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References in classic literature ?
Teachers and pupils may look coldly on you for a day or two, but friendly feelings are concealed in their hearts; and if you persevere in doing well, these feelings will ere long appear so much the more evidently for their temporary suppression.
Nevertheless, religious gay people persevere in trying to win changes from their denominations," wrote reporter Scott P.
During several of her visits to Rome, Mother Angelica had audiences with the Holy Father who gave her courage to persevere in this work for the good of the Church.
Inspiring moment in PW: "As you persevere in your prayer-walks, you will build up memories of how the landscape--and you--change over time.
The most curious feature of the theory of inertia is the idea that a moving body will persevere in a straight line at constant velocity forever unless some force intervenes to change that motion.
The conference also offers a panel discussion, "Addressing IA's Biggest Challenges" featuring industry leaders from Citigroup, Raytheon, Continental Airlines, Temple-Inland, and PricwaterhouseCoopers, who take a candid look at looming challenges and offer advice on how to prepare and persevere in 2007-2008.
The film Shoot on Sight is a suspense drama dealing with the current terrorism attacks in UK through a London Metropolitan Police Officer of Muslim heritage who must display courage and persevere in his duties in face of family conflict.