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Definition of 'strive'

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She strove to make a home in difficult circumstances. Adam Sisman The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)We work hard to strive for the things we want. The Sun (2014)You have to keep striving for more. The Sun (2008)She strove for something better than she had known in her childhood. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The standards they set are something we still strive for here now. The Sun (2015)We must strive to get it right. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My goal is to continue to strive to make good music that touches people. The Sun (2010)It also strives too hard for impact. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)We are going to keep striving to get better. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Setting numerical goals gives you something to strive for. Christianity Today (2000)Governments and families must strive to ensure that they are fulfilling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Nor had it implanted itself in the public consciousness as something worth striving for. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But it must tirelessly strive to be relevant to the people who use it. The Sun (2013)The company has been striving to keep details of the phone secret. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is certainly something we will strive towards. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Banks must strive to balance assets and liabilities in countries that might devalue. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We've always put a lot into our shows and always strive to make the experience better. The Sun (2010)Yet they fought hard, striving for an equaliser. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The vast maJority will turn up and strive hard for a positive outcome. Times, Sunday Times (2014)During a period of industrialization, those who hold power strive to make of their subjects valuable workers. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)I understand his sentiments and you should certainly strive hard to declare with his sort of hand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In recent years, science and religion have come more and more into alliance through their common striving for peace. Dyson, Freeman Infinite in All Directions (1989)The grocer's daughter would have been striving to make life easier for those who want to run their own businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In societies which are striving for peace, not war, then they are a liability. Crowley, Vivianne Phoenix From the Flame (1994)

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Translations for 'strive'

British English: strive VERB
If you strive to do something or strive for something, you make a great effort to do it or get it.
He strives hard to keep himself very fit.

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