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strive

verb aim, aspire, attempt, bestir oneself, bid for, carry into execution, compete, conari, contend, contest, do all one can, do one's best, do one's uttost, drive at, drudge, employ one's time, employ oneself, endeavor, endeavor to accomplish, endeavor to effect, exert one's energies, exert oneself, fight, go after, labor for, make a bid, make an attempt, make an effort, point at, pursue, put forth an effort, seek, strain, struggle, tackle, take action, take pains, take steps, take trouble, tax one's energies, toil, travail, trouble oneself, try, try for, try one's best, undertake, venture, vie, work, work hard
See also: attempt, compete, contend, dispute, endeavor, exert, labor, oppose, try, undertake
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Even in a serious recession MPs were given a 10% pay increase yet their tax credits reversal was imposed upon hard-working strivers.
Strivers are categorized by low financial resources and high academic preparedness and Strugglers are students with low financial resources and low academic preparedness.
Strivers also claim to be better at these things than other respondent groups.
AMERICA was built by materialistic and sometimes superficial strivers.
ONE OF THE THINGS I'M PROUDEST of about the United States is that we've always been a nation of dreamers and strivers.
After about a year on the market and 75 percent of the units sold by Coldwell Banker Hunt Kennedy, BRP Development Corporation wanted "a new look" for its Strivers West project, said Julian Duggin, project manager at BRP.
Hill begins his play with "appropriate music--classical, please--[to set] the high and mighty tone of Strivers Row" (On Striver's Row 637).
Using self-reported data from directors of nursing, the survey categorized nursing homes that participated in the survey as culture change adopters, culture change strivers, or traditional nursing homes.
46)--Scott Sandage explores the ways in which nineteenth-century moral philosophers, lawyers, credit reporters, and strivers transformed "failure" from a business condition into "a name for a deficient self, an [achieved] identity in the red" (p.
Great entrepreneurs, strivers may overspend--living beyond their means--and end up in debt.
June Graham, who runs a company called Strivers which helps co-ordinate training, has been overseeing the project so far.
I guess you'd expect that 71 percent of strivers were women, but surprisingly, of those who aren't concerned about healthy food issues, the ``unconverted,'' 56 percent were women.