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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of persevere.


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  • But it hasn't closed down; it just persevered, which is really part of Harlem, itself.

    CNN Transcript Mar 28, 2004

  • They had the focus, determination and persevered, which is what the National Team Development Program is all about.


  • "Just the fact we've kind of persevered, it's been the most rewarding regular season I've been a part of in my 11 years."

    Peyton's place is holding USA TODAY's NFL MVP award

  • And she kind of persevered in the face of that, and so, even on their wedding day, he said, you all don't have to go through with this, and said that you shouldn't get married unless you feel like you can't do anything other than that.

    CNN Transcript Feb 7, 2006

  • He says he had ordered for execution such as persevered in their profession after repeated warnings, "as not doubting, whatever it was they professed, that at any rate contumacy and inflexible obstinacy ought to be punished."

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03

  • Or, on the other hand, perhaps the revisionist account is just as much nonsense as the story that Hanjour "persevered" and "overcame his mediocrity".

  • Ottawa's girls "persevered," though, to use Lady Pirates coach Mike Cooper's word for it, surviving a nailbiting final few minutes to top their hosts from Streator, 41-34.

    The Times Today's News

  • Texas coach Gail Goestenkors said her team "persevered" following a tiring trip to the Virgin Islands.

    Statesman - AP Sports

  • Whereas the 9/11 Commission suggested that, because he "persevered", Hanjour "completed the initial training", thus leading the public to the conclusion that his skills had advanced accordingly, the Times offered a very different account: "Ultimately administrators at the school told Mr. Hanjour that he would not qualify for the advanced certificate.

  • It's two teams that kind of persevered through the season, through some ups and downs, and both of them are playing some halfway decent football and have an opportunity to play against each other in the championship game. "

    Top Stories - Google News


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