verb (used without object), strove [strohv] /stroʊv/ or strived, striv·en [striv-uhn] /ˈstrɪv ən/ or strived, striv·ing.
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“Xinjiang migrant workers must regard the factory as their home and strive to be outstanding employees,” the official said.Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China|Reed Albergotti|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Below, we strive to answer some of your queries about what is allowed — and what is safe — in this unusual fall and winter in Washington.D.C.’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Julie Zauzmer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
They proved that the outburst of production against Minnesota wasn’t an anomaly and that it’s instead something this team can strive to re-create in games to come.Taulia Tagovailoa responded after a rough opener and now Maryland’s offense is rolling|Emily Giambalvo|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
When I became a border reporter, I strived to go beyond the important but well-covered stories of migrant deaths in the desert, about unauthorized migration and Border Patrol shootings.The Myth of the Latino Vote and What Newsrooms Must Learn From 2020|by Perla Trevizo|November 10, 2020|ProPublica
To have someone who has confidence in you, someone who believes in what you do, not only as a player but just who you’re striving to become as a person.To see why Tina Charles is a future Hall of Famer, just watch her work off the court|Kareem Copeland|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
But they are striving “to shine bright like a diamond” and be happy, and we love them for it.
People with eating disorders can become competitive and perfectionistic, striving to be the “thinnest” in any group of sufferers.
Striving to be evocatively mysterious, Eyrie is in the end merely mystifying.
Braff is striving to convey a poignant blend of pathos and humor here, but his sort of striving is a form of cheating.
In its place came something which, striving to fuse Urdu and Telugu, seemed to devalue both.
I was a poor boy, and I strove for learning, strove hard, and found it worth the striving.Lewis Rand|Mary Johnston
I remained silent, striving vainly to frame some innocent question which should solve for me the problem of who and what she was.My Lady of the North|Randall Parrish
The striving to rise above all individualism was another ideal which a later period revived.The Evolution of Love|Emil Lucka
He went along by her side walking heavily, striving to conceal his hands.
Mrs. Bindle's lips tightened, as if she were striving to restrain the angry words that were eager to leap out.Mrs. Bindle|Hebert Jenkins