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persist

US [pərˈsɪst]
UK [pə(r)ˈsɪst]
  • v.保持;持续存在;维持;顽强地坚持
  • Web固执;存留;持久
Simple Present:persists  Present Participle:persisting  Past Tense:persisted  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
顽强地坚持;执着地做to continue to do sth despite difficulties or opposition, in a way that can seem unreasonable
Why do you persist in blaming yourself for what happened?
你何必为已发生的事没完没了地自责?
She persisted in her search for the truth.
她执着地追求真理。
He persisted with his questioning.
他问个不停。
‘So, did you agree or not?’ he persisted.
“那么你同意了没有?”他叮问道。
2.
[i]
维持;保持;持续存在to continue to exist
If the symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
如果症状持续,就去看医生。

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