Strive in a sentence as a verb

I strive to do as much work in raising my one child as my wife does.

By all means, strive to rise above the mediocre.

The question really only comes does to which top 10 is the one you strive to be in.

So, strive to think of it as a mason: lay one brick at a time, and eventually the wall will be built.

No one with even a modicum of ambition really strives to be average.

We're these biological beings trying to strive against what would happen to us if we stopped working to survive.

In your spare time, you shall research that which is impossible, but intriguing, in order to always have something to strive for, thereby improving your skill and your spirit.

It's always relatively subtle; they strive to only do what they can get away with...but it's always pushing the line, and is never based on trying to do what's right, merely avoiding backlash.

You should instead strive to understand your problem inside-out, from multiple perspectives, then you can pick and choose any API/stack you like and let the docs guide you through the tedious act of plumbing it all together.

Forgive potential ignorance here, but people often quote Joel Spolsky as saying things like: "...the trouble with using a lot of mediocre programmers instead of a couple of good ones is that no matter how long they strive, they will still produce something mediocre.

Meanwhile, if you are a parent, this submission is a reminder to cherish your children while they are here, and if you are a medical researcher, as Michael Levitt is, this is a reminder to continue to strive for better understanding of health and disease, while remembering the patient experience as new tests and treatments are devised.

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.

Strive definitions


attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"

See also: endeavor endeavour


to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"

See also: reach strain