hard to maintain

See: elusive
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
It is hard to maintain one's dignity under such circumstances.
Colleville, government official in the mornings and first clarionet at the Opera-Comique at night, worked hard to maintain his family, though he was not without influential friends.
Sue Tompkins, from the home, said: "I am overwhelmed with pride, the whole team has strived so hard to maintain the ultimate accolade of Level 1 and the efforts have all been for the love of the very special residents that are living at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull.
Councillor Bernie Attridge, cabinet Amember for environment said: "I would like to thank the Friends of Pen y Maes Woods who work hard to maintain the woodland, working on practical tasks within the woods including fencing, tree planting, hedge laying, woodland management, footpath work and litter picking.
But Asda said customers are now looking for quality rather than quantity, and rising taxes mean this was hard to maintain within the PS10 deal.
He said that Pakistani exporters should strive hard to maintain standard of their products for the world markets and also cater the needs of Pakistanis all over the world by developing their products.
He added it would be hard to maintain public support for "belt tightening" austerity measures otherwise.
PRIMARY pupils across Rhondda Cynon Taf who worked hard to maintain their high attendances will be rewarded on their return to school in the autumn.
Staff work hard to maintain every safety procedure within the nursery to the highest possible standard.
BALLYROCK, who made Fingal Bay work hard to maintain his unbeaten record in the Challow Hurdle last Saturday, could next be seen at Haydock according to trainer Tim Vaughan.
University professor Marija Zarez-ankova-Potevska says that Macedonia should try hard to maintain these grades of the World Bank.
Policing the culprits who do not clear up after their animals is hard to maintain, just as hand-held mobiles while driving and drink-driving are still the most flouted laws around.