Examples of persevere in a Sentence
She persevered in her studies and graduated near the top of her class.
Even though he was tired, he persevered and finished the race.
Recent Examples of persevere from the Web
Oscar Valdez persevered through a grueling challenge from England’s Scott Quigg in a steady rain late Saturday night in Carson, Calif., to claim a unanimous decision and retain his WBO featherweight title.
Luigi sacrificed and persevered building his life and success from scratch.
Our young men persevered through things just as other teams did.
The eighth overall pick in the 2013 draft has seen his stock rise and fall several times in recent years, but Dozier persevered to earn a late cameo in Kansas City.
Regardless, Real Madrid will be favored to persevere at the Bernabeu, especially after a cathartic 7-1 win over Deportivo la Coruña in league play over the weekend.
Cuts Won’t Clear the Glut Analysts earlier warned of a new surplus in 2018, and the need for OPEC to persevere with its alliance.
However, Ford is among a very small percentage of gifted African-American rodeo competitors who have persevered and thrived in rodeo’s major leagues.
Drug stores, on the other hand, have persevered even as their names have changed and their customers have progressed.
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The early settlers of the New World persevered in the face of constant hardship and danger. The Pilgrims of Plymouth Plantation lost half their number in the first winter to disease and hunger, but their perseverance paid off, and within five years their community was healthy and self-sufficient. Perhaps more remarkable are all the solitary inventors who have persevered in pursuing their visions for years, lacking any financial support and laughed at by the public.
Origin and Etymology of persevere
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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