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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.Rate it:

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bite the bulletTo accept a negative aspect of a situation in order to continue moving forward.Rate it:

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go through withTo proceed; to continue.Rate it:

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run onTo continue without interruption.Rate it:

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run onTo continue talking for a long time.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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bat outto continue battingRate it:

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blast awayto continue shooting rapidly.Rate it:

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carry onTo continue or proceed as before.Rate it:

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check throughTo permit someone to continue onward, e.g. through a security checkpoint, after verifying their identity, tickets, etc.Rate it:

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chip inTo put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue.Rate it:

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come to an endTo stop; to cease; to no longer continue.Rate it:

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continued page 94Indicates that the text could continue indefinitely; and so on ad infinitum.Rate it:

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demain est un autre jourIl ne faut pas se désespérer de ce qui arrive aujourd’hui, la vie continue et il n’y a pas lieu de baisser les bras.Rate it:

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draw onTo advance, continue; to move or pass slowly or continuously, as under a pulling force.Rate it:

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dream onTo continue dreaming.Rate it:

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dwell onTo continue to think or talk about.Rate it:

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fight a losing battleTo continue to wage war when it is clear that one is not going to win.Rate it:

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follow upTo take further actions remaining after an event; to continue, revisit, or persist; especially, to maintain communication.Rate it:

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get a roomA jocular or sarcastic expression commanding a couple to stop displaying affection in public, and to rent a hotel or motel room to continue amorous activities in private.Rate it:

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get on withTo proceed with; to begin or continue, especially after an interruption.Rate it:

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get pastTo continue around a blockage; to get around; to surpass something that is in the way.Rate it:

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go all the wayTo continue to the conclusion of a task or project.Rate it:

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go from strength to strengthTo continue to get stronger.Rate it:

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go onTo continue; expand upon.Rate it:

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go to the matTo continue to struggle or fight until either victorious or defeated.Rate it:

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hack awayTo make progress on a difficult problem; to continue trying.Rate it:

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harp onTo nag about; to complain incessantly or persistently request; to continue to bring up as a point of contention.Rate it:

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have it going onTo instigate, observe, or allow an event to continue.Rate it:

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hold downTo continue, to hold and to manage well.Rate it:

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hope against hopeTo continue to hope, even when what is hoped for seems unlikely or impossible.Rate it:

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I'm fullIndicates that the speaker does not wish to continue eating.Rate it:

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jog onTo continue with one's pursuitRate it:

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keep in withTo continue to have a good relationship withRate it:

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keep it upTo maintain or continue a positive streak.Rate it:

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keep onPersist or continue.Rate it:

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keep on truckinTo continue or persist, regardless of circumstances or setbacks; to keep trying or striving.Rate it:

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keep on truckin'To continue or persist, regardless of circumstances or setbacks; to keep trying or striving.Rate it:

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keep the ball rollingTo continue an action indicated in the context; to sustain a process.Rate it:

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make a night of itTo continue a pleasurable social activity for the whole evening or night.Rate it:

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move alongTo continue without being distracted; to keep going.Rate it:

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pick away atTo continually or inexorably harm someone; to continue to do harm; to needle over time; to weaken someone over time.Rate it:

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pick up onTo continue or build upon (for example, a task, analysis, or narrative), beginning from a point at which someone has previously stopped.Rate it:

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play onto let the game continue after a foul has been committed, because the situation is advantageous to the team who would be awarded a foul.Rate it:

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plough onTo continue with a task despite it being menial, difficult, or boringRate it:

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plow onto continue to do a menial or tedious task.Rate it:

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plug awayTo persist or continue, as with an effort.Rate it:

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press aheadTo continue towards an objectiveRate it:

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press onto persist, continue to advanceRate it:

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