great, incredible, sheer
dogged, untiring

Does she have the perseverance to finish the work?

demonstrate, display, show

He showed great perseverance by staying in the job.

require, take

It may take some perseverance to find the right people.


Her perseverance was ultimately rewarded.

pay off
with perseverance

Anyone can learn Japanese with perseverance.

perseverance in the face of

his courage and perseverance in the face of serious illness

perseverance with

His perseverance with the new technique paid off.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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