persevere with (something)

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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 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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References in classic literature ?
It is only at my express request that it will be persevered with so long.
He is so well handicapped over fences at the moment that I wouldn't be surprised if Nicholls persevered with him, simply because his eyes must pop out of his head every time he looks at his programme book.
When Doris Humphrey pressed classical music on him as the proper music for his dances, he persevered with Jelly Roll Morton and Sidney Bechet.
Significant that Sir Mark Prescott has persevered with him.
We persevered with her and Wayne Lordan, who rode her at Tralee last week, suggested we tried her in blinkers.
Earlier in the day, an attempt was made to bring round Taylor, who had been under heavy sedation in the intensive-care unit of Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, since his admission with head injuries following a fall at Perth on Friday, but this was not persevered with.