strive toward

strive toward (something)

To put forth a great and tenacious effort in order to achieve or approach some particular goal. You should always strive toward excellence, but striving toward perfection is a fool's errand. I'm striving toward a 4.0 this semester, but it's going to be tough.
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strive toward something

to work toward a goal. DI always strive toward perfection. Mary strove toward doing her best at all times.
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As we strive toward our vision to be the best-run business in America, this is an award we can all be proud of.
Rui Wang took the reins as Lakehead University's vice-president of research in 2004, the stated goal was to strive toward being among the top 25 research universities in Canada.
Rajczak said he expects this approach to become the standard as the Services strive toward fielding systems they can all use faster and less expensively than if they developed them separately.
She never passed judgment, celebrating me for exactly who I was, yet her unconditional love inspired me to always strive toward being a better person.
For a Humanist it is enough to say, in the words of Humanist Manifesto III, "We are committed to treating each person as having inherent worth and dignity" and that "Humanists long for and strive toward a world of mutual care and concern, free of cruelty and its consequences.
It also describes how these companies are improving their processes for year two as they strive toward long-term sustainability.
On seating flexibility: "The Stow-'n-Go (the Chrysler and Intier-developed fold flat seats currently available on Chrysler and Dodge minivans) is a product that took it to the next level, and I think everybody is going to strive toward something similar to that.
As a result, we are required to imagine a scholarship outside the box of traditional scholarship as we strive toward developing new and creative models of knowledge where our feelings and emotions are validated as an integral way of knowing.
Continuing to strive toward realizing our vision through the goals established by the MTNA Board of Directors truly is an adventuresome and inspirational journey.
For the last 6 years, casting process simulation has been a critical part of Nemak's strive toward process optimization.
Do you strive toward inspiring a sense of wonder and mystery, as the mystic does?
Thomas hopes the move will give players another plateau to strive toward.
Individuals continue to strive toward the same lifestyle goals, both recognized and unrecognized, as they did before they were injured.
Not all camps will address diversity issues in the same way, but th goal of all camp programs can be to strive toward developing multicultural organizations where social oppression does not exist.