English vocabulary · vocabulary

Word to the Wise: persevere

persevere (verb) – to continue an action even if there is little hope that it will succeed or when things are difficult.

persevering (adjective) – continuing an action even if there is little hope that it will succeed or when things are difficult.

perseveringly (adverb) – continuing an action even if there is little hope that it will succeed or when things are difficult.

perseverance (noun) – the quality of continuing an action even if there is little hope that it will succeed or when things are difficult.

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Examples of how you can use persevere:

Do you know how many times his first novel was rejected by publishers? But he persevered and now he is a well-known writer.

She persevered in asking many questions until she got an answer that she found satisfying.

Starting a diet is easy, but persevering until you see results is a lot more difficult.

The conglomerate was almost the only supplier on the market now, except for one persevering family business, that had their own loyal customers.

The soft-selling technique is that if a salesperson perseveringly offers her product to a customer, that customer will eventually buy from her.

Perseverance means to try, try again.

It takes a lot of hard work and perseverance to put money aside from your salary, but it will be worth it.

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