ADJ. great, sheer | dogged, untiring
VERB + PERSEVERANCE have Does she have the perseverance to finish the work? | display, show He showed great perseverance by staying in the job. | require, take It may take some perseverance to find the right people.
PERSEVERANCE + VERB pay off
PREP. with ~ Anyone can learn Japanese with perseverance. | ~ with His perseverance with the new technique paid off.