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    Lila77 is offline Newbie
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    Using the word persevere: 'This woman has persevered in her carreer'. Is the word used correctly?

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: persevere

    It is fine.

    My grandmother used to infuriate me as a small child when I was cleaning her carpets and finding it heavy work by saying "Persevere, persevere, persevere". Grandmothers can be very tactless.

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    Lila77 is offline Newbie
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    Re: persevere

    Thanks. Umm... Did you clean the carpets or did you beat them perseverely?

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