Today’s word is perseverance – perseverance means complete determination to achieve something despite difficulties; dedication; commitment; patience, the power to stay on course.
In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word perseverance. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
The word perseverance is used to express complete determination to achieve something despite difficulties. For example, we can say the perseverance shown by the environment protection group members compelled the government to modify the coastal construction regulations for the coastal area.
Listen carefully on how we can use the word perseverance in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
Example number 1 of 8: Aadarsh school was based in a remote village without many facilities. However, the teachers there would teach the students with complete commitment. Due to their perseverance, the school could achieve a passing result of hundred percent in board examinations.
Example number 2 of 8: Sumanto was interested in trekking and rock climbing. One day, he met with an accident and lost vision in his left eye. However, after recovering from the accident, he persevered to climb to the peak of the highest mountain range in Nepal.
Example number 3 of 8: A tall building collapsed due to a massive earthquake. The fire brigade and a dog squad were called to rescue people. The rescuers worked for more than 12 hours. Finally, their perseverance resulted in saving the lives of all accident victims.
Example number 4 of 8: Japan was completely defeated in the Second World War and suffered very heavy losses. The economy of the country also became sluggish. But, the entire nation became united, persevered for the next few decades and became a developed nation.
Example number 5 of 8: Pratham started a tour and travel company. He launched tour packages for less crowded and lesser-known destinations. Initially, people were cynical about these tours. Nevertheless, he persevered and soon the tours were fully booked.
Example number 6 of 8: The international food company entered the Indian market with its ‘instant cooking’ products. It took the company some time to understand the preferences of Indian customers. Finally, the perseverance of the company yielded very good results.
Example number 7 of 8: Abraham Lincoln is often remembered for his phenomenal perseverance. He failed in business twice and lost eight elections, but ultimately, he accomplished his dream of becoming the president of the United States of America.
Example number 8 of 8: Ananya relocated to Egypt to study the pyramids of Egypt. She wished to publish her own research paper on this subject. Initially, she faced many hurdles, but she persevered and her research paper was published in an international magazine.
Today we learned the word perseverance which means complete determination to achieve something despite difficulties; dedication; commitment; patience, the power to stay on course.
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