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per·sist in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continue, persist inverb

    do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop

    "We continued our research into the cause of the illness"; "The landlord persists in asking us to move"

    Synonyms:
    go along, keep on, remain, stay on, go on, stay, carry on, keep, go forward, retain, uphold, extend, cover, proceed, bear on, preserve, continue

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How to use persist in in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    There is no good reason to allow this legal authority to persist in case another reckless Commander-in-Chief tries the same trick in the future.

  2. Hannah Whitall Smith:

    The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.

  3. Robert Brewer:

    People who start at a younger age often persist in that behavior when they go on to college and beyond that.

  4. Unknown:

    That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.

  5. Nicholas Williams:

    How long can we do this ? it's limited to a few years. The rest of it is going to depend on how long do we persist in the drought, and where does our water use go ? We're going to have to learn to live with the water we have, and the use we've sustained for the last several decades is going to change.

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