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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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Blonde Elaine Meilicke, who has told persevering poolmen the ordinance should be adopted in time for the current season, now has the builders telling each other:
But, again, she answered carefully and thoughtfully, persevering as we filed through our differential diagnoses.
From one activist to all of you, thank you for all the wonderful work you do--for persevering when you are tired and need more willing bodies, for keeping your sense of humor in dire times, for being on the cutting edge of so many crucial issues, for remembering and honoring your "wounded" and your dead.
The company's continued existence attests to Washington's commitment to persevering, overcoming and building toward the future.
The four-year-old has raced only four times since that Epsom victory, but the wily Italian would not be persevering with him unless he was confident of him adding to his tally.
My congratulations to CPC, its partners, this wonderful Bronx community and local leaders for persevering in making this restoration a reality."
It takes effort, working hard, persevering, and being creative.
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.
"So he is persevering with that and he's in a half-decent position in the league, similar to us.
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."
Within this mass of people, the Catholic Church is persevering, despite constant persecution by the military junta which has governed for over 40 years.
"I'm just a very persevering person," says Lumley, who's been spearheading the initiative from his Garson home for the last few years.
But no, Howard Wilkinson, despite having shown his regard for rival keeper Nigel Martyn by bringing him to Elland Road, is persevering with the dodgy goalie.
Mowbray said: "He's got to keep going and persevering.