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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
persist /pə'sist/
  • 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
Concise Dictionary
persists|persisted|persistingpər'sɪst /pə's-
+continue to exist
+be persistent, refuse to stop
+stay behind

Thesaurus 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.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
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.
Collocation Dictionary

1 continue doing sth


doggedly, stubbornly


If you persist in upsetting her, I will have to punish you.
| with
The detective stubbornly persisted with his questions.

2 continue to exist


still, to this day
a belief that persists to this day
| indefinitely


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.
| into
These practices persisted into the Middle Ages.
| through/throughout
The depression persisted through much of the 1930s.
| until
The snows persisted until the second month of the new year.

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