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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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But Bruce then induced Darren Stevens to inside edge and persevering Balcombe had Neil Dexter edging outside the off stump.
But we kept persevering and doing the simple things which finally paid off with a first class goal.
While Bonami's particular approach to reform may have failed to convince, organizers say they are persevering with attempts to reconceive the 110-year-old event, starting with the welcome choice, for the first time, of two female directors--Spaniards Maria de Corral and Rosa Martinez.
Part of the notion of persevering is the notion that, if you can't do anything about it, you don't do anything about it,'' Okui said.
Bruce Caldwell, manager of the production centre at Ontario Power Generation, set a goal to get his masters of business administration (MBA) and after four years of persevering over odds stacked against him, he along with three others from northwestern Ontario achieved that dream last year.
Within this mass of people, the Catholic Church is persevering, despite constant persecution by the military junta which has governed for over 40 years.
The company's continued existence attests to Washington's commitment to persevering, overcoming and building toward the future.
My congratulations to CPC, its partners, this wonderful Bronx community and local leaders for persevering in making this restoration a reality.
Cohen concludes that Descartes's and Newton's description of bodies persevering in the same state "was a revolutionary new concept," and that A.
As prison memoirs go, this one is arresting, if fairly standard, with its cast of cruel, sad, and pathetic characters inside the prison--the former South Vietnamese Army officers turned stool pigeon, the stoically persevering Buddhist monks, the bewildered teachers, lawyers, and students like Toai who' had long championed the National Liberation Front.
Most companies prefer maintaining their current market share rather than persevering to gain more.
He added: Sometimes you have to persevere as a manager, you don't always have big funds and I'm going to keep persevering, I'm going to keep persisting and hopefully we'll get there together.
Mowbray said: "He's got to keep going and persevering.
Persevering in his quest to create an annual excursion for the ladies - and with the assistance of McCain - Smith was pleased to finally host the inaugural event, which he plans to continue every November.
Those who love the Catholic tradition in its fullness should strive to work together in charity, bearing each other's burdens in the light of the Holy Spirit, and persevering in prayer with Mary the Mother of Jesus.