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persist

Pronunciation: /pərˈsɪst; pəˈsɪst/

Translation of persist in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [person] (continue doggedly)to persist in sth/-ing they persisted in the belief o in believing that … persistieron en la creencia de que … the reporter persisted in asking awkward questions el reportero insistió en hacer preguntas embarazosas he will persist in calling me 'darling' insiste or se empeña en llamarme 'cariño'
    Example sentences
    • He retreated to the ground and did not continue to persist in creating hostile assaults.
    • The main effort should focus on finding a solution to the conflict, rather than persisting with the current situation of conflict management.
    • But the BCC and the police are firm about persisting with the system.
    1.2 [belief/rumor/doubts] persistir if the pain persists, see your doctor si persiste el dolor, consulte a su médico if the rain persists … si continúa or sigue lloviendo …
    Example sentences
    • After the operation his symptoms persisted and got worse, leaving him in such pain that he had to be prescribed morphine.
    • O'Connor said the symptoms usually persist for a few days and then ease up.
    • It says on the packet to consult your doctor if symptoms persist for more than seven days.

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