refuse to make any change in what one is doing, one's beliefs, etc.
"These stories die hard"
"The legend of Elvis endures"
"he persisted to call me every night"
"The child persisted and kept asking questions"
"The smell stayed in the room"
"The hostility remained long after they made up"
Why do you persist in writing such things?
出自： J. London
The dogs were fierce..but he persisted.
出自： A. Paton
Rutland..had already once refused, and did so again; still Pulteney persisted.
出自： L. Namier
Having bound themselves by marriage, they persist with it.
出自： M. Bradbury
He persists in his bad habit.
She persisted in her opinion.
They persisted in going there in spite of the bad weather.
She persisted in singing although I asked her not to.
Most of them persist in setting strict demands on themselves.
He persists in reading in bed.
We must persist in doing what is right and correct what is wrong.
Dan persisted in making things hard for me.
This line of conduct, if persisted in, could only get him deeper into debt.
He persisted with his interrogation.
She persisted with her work.