keep the faith

idiom

: to continue to believe in, trust, or support someone or something when it is difficult to do so
The team has been playing poorly, but its devoted fans have kept the faith.

Examples of keep the faith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For now, take your time, find some podcasts, find a good coach and keep the faith. Meghan Leahy, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Aug. 2023 As a global invasion brews, the family must keep the faith and fight for their survival. Matt Juul, BostonGlobe.com, 7 July 2023 Worshipers keep the faith even as doors remain closed and coffers are running dry because of Covid-19. Aaron Lavinsky, Star Tribune, 22 Aug. 2020 But there’s always a reunion, with the FBI being portrayed as an agency in which wayward people are an aberration, and the stalwart agents of fiction keep the faith. John Anderson, wsj.com, 9 May 2023 How some churches work to keep the faith The release said donations for the bottles start at $1,000 and raffle tickets are $100 each. Ana Rocío Álvarez Bríñez, The Courier-Journal, 10 Apr. 2023 Well-meaning advice for people stressing out about current events often includes encouragement to be patient, stay calm and keep the faith – but how on Earth are you supposed to do that when the onslaught of troubling news seems never to stop? Bethany Teachman, CNN, 9 Nov. 2022 The spring walleye runs in the Maumee and Sandusky rivers have been compromised, and steelhead trout hopes were also dashed by high river waters, but anglers should keep the faith that the spring bonanza is just around the corner. D'arcy Egan, cleveland, 24 Mar. 2022 At the same time, my heart tells me to just watch and listen, since the answers are evident, but to somehow keep the faith. Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2021 See More

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“Keep the faith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20the%20faith. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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