persevere with

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 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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Working with Information score has five dimensions: 1) the tendency to make decisions by focusing on due process, appealing to consensus, and safeguarding basic rights; 2) the ability to evaluate the logic of arguments; 3) the skills and inclination to use a democratic style and encourage participation; 4) the tendency to practice methodical work habits, including attention to detail and precision and accuracy with facts; and 5) the inclination to establish and adhere to deadlines, complete jobs on time, minimize interruptions, and persevere with routine tasks.