soldier on

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soldier on
To continue doggedly in face of difficulty or discouragement
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Main Entry:soldier

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ˌsoldier ˈon [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they soldier on he/she/it soldiers on present participle soldiering on past tense soldiered on past participle soldiered on] phrasal verb
to continue to do something even though it is difficult or unpleasant

We’ll just have to soldier on till we finish the job.

Thesaurus: to continue something, or to continue to do somethingsynonym
Main entry: soldier

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soldier on [phrasal verb]
: to continue to do something or to try to achieve something even though it is difficult

We soldiered on to the end.

The researchers encountered many problems but they soldiered on.

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Main Entry:soldier

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ˌsoldier ˈon derived
to continue with what you are doing or trying to achieve, especially when this is difficult or unpleasant

His partner left and he had to soldier on alone.

Main entry:soldierderived

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