Sentences with 'persist'

Example sentences and phrases with the word persist and other words derived from it.

« The Romans suffered several defeats, but were rich and powerful enough at this time to persist in the war effort. »
« After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, it was the Church that united Western Europe and provided a sense of European identity. That religious tradition would persist and spread, eventually extinguishing the so-called 'pagan' religions, despite the political fragmentation left after the fall of Rome. »
« McGee has done research into many culinary rituals that persist because no one has ever challenged them. »
« From the first months of life, relationship conflicts of different types and intensity can arise. There are babies who persist in their initiatives, despite the obstacles placed in their way; others take a submissive attitude. » - 1998 - 2022