English - Vietnamese Dictionary
persist /pə'sist/Concise Dictionary
- nội động từ
- kiên gan, bền bỉ
- to persist in doing something: kiên gan làm việc gì
- khăng khăng, cố chấp
- to persist in one's opinion: khăng khăng giữ ý kiến của mình
- vẫn còn, cứ dai dẳng
- the fever persists: cơn sốt vẫn dai dẳng
- the tendency still persists: khuynh hướng vẫn còn
persists|persisted|persistingpər'sɪst /pə's-Thesaurus Dictionary
+continue to exist
+be persistent, refuse to stop
Advanced English Dictionary
1 Often, persist in or at. persevere, be persistent, insist (on), stand firm or fast, be steadfast or staunch, strive, toil, labour, work (hard) (at):
She persists in arguing her innocence. Only those who persist will succeed
2 remain, continue, endure, carry on, keep up or on, last, linger, stay:
The bad weather persisted through the weekend.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (in sth / in doing sth)
~ (with sth) to continue to do sth in spite of difficulties or opposition, in a way that can seem unreasonable: [V] Why do you persist in blaming yourself for what happened? + She persisted in her search for the truth. + He persisted with his questioning. + [V speech] 'So, did you agree or not?' he persisted.
2 [V] to continue to exist: The belief that the earth was flat persisted for many centuries. + If the symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
1 continue doing sth
If you persist in upsetting her, I will have to punish you.
The detective stubbornly persisted with his questions.
2 continue to exist
still, to this day
a belief that persists to this day
VERB + PERSIST
be likely to | tend to | be allowed to
This situation cannot be allowed to persist.
If symptoms persist for more than a few days, see a doctor.
These practices persisted into the Middle Ages.
The depression persisted through much of the 1930s.
The snows persisted until the second month of the new year.
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