- 坚持 [jiān chí]
- persist in; persevere in; uphold; insist on; stick to; adhere to:
persist in one's errors; 坚持错误
persist in the principle of steady, sustained economical development; 坚持长期稳定发展经济的方针
His father insisted that they (should) move to the country.
My mother encouraged me and insisted that I continue my education.
Recently, many states have insisted that high schools teach students how to drive.
If you persevere with work, you'll succeed in the end.
His persistence was rewarded when they agreed to resume discussions.
He succeeded by means of perseverance.
He insisted on paying for the meal.
I knew if I kept at it I should succeed.