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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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In 1989, Hauser and Allen began a follow-up study to see why some of the institutionalized teens had persevered against all odds.
She's traveling a difficult road and she has stubbornly persevered.
But Hugh persevered, and came back with the interview, which we proudly printed in our first issue.
But Douglis persevered, penning a column for ICIE's magazine that focused on how to apply the techniques and concepts of photojournalism to organizational publications.
Still, he persevered and was rewarded for his tenacity: by morning he was deeply touched by the authenticity of Therese's spirituality.
To cut a long story short I persevered and now we don't have any trouble with them.
When Doris Humphrey pressed classical music on him as the proper music for his dances, he persevered with Jelly Roll Morton and Sidney Bechet.
cyclist Lance Armstrong overcame cancer, persevered and went on to win one of cycling's most challenging races, the Tour de France.
These courageous and valiant firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency service personnel, and other public safety employees persevered amidst an inconceivable landscape of death and devastation to act in the highest tradition of public service.
Sarajevo: A Biography is the history of a proud city that persevered under terrible strife.
While all the mutant colonies quickly succumbed, many of the pigmented ones persevered.
Schedules and teaching protocols were harsh, and Cunxin sorely missed his parents and six brothers, but he knew his life and probably theirs would be better if he persevered.
but through it all Robin persevered and found them the perfect home for their now very large family.
Marshall, a San Diego-based escrow officer who came close to hitting a pig on several occasions Saturday, persevered and cleanly killed one at exactly 7 a.