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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 [1] 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 [2] 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 [3] 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 [4] 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 [5] 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 [6] 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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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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draw onTo advance, continue; to move or pass slowly or continuously, as under a pulling force.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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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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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[1].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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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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jog onTo continue with one's pursuitRate 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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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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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 onto persist, continue to advanceRate it:

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rolloverContinue one's Funds In Program, 'Rollover' My Existing Funds, My Plan, Stay The Course In The Present Agenda, Investiture: Do Not Close OuI, Retain All Funds And'Steady As You Go!Rate it:

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set in one's waysDriven by habit; inclined or determined to continue according to one's custom or established preferences.Rate it:

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shot across the bowA warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.Rate it:

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soldier onTo continue or persist, despite adversity or difficulty.Rate it:

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stay onto continue in a place or situation, while others leave.Rate it:

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stay the courseTo persist or continue.Rate it:

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stay the distanceTo persist or continue, especially with regard to something difficult.Rate it:

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stick it outTo persist or continue.Rate it:

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stick toTo persist; to continue (to use, do, etc.)Rate it:

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stick withTo continue or persist; to stick to.Rate it:

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take the wind out of someone's sailsTo discourage someone greatly; to cause someone to lose hope or the will to continue.Rate it:

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