we strive
Presentweconjugation ofstrive.

strive

strive(
strayv
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to try hard; used with infinitive)
a. esforzarse por
Monica always strives to provide excellent service to her clients.Mónica siempre se esfuerza por ofrecer un excelente servicio a sus clientes.
b. luchar por
Lito is striving to be number one in his class this semester.Lito está luchando por ser el número uno en su clase este semestre.
2. (to try to get; used with "after" or "for")
a. esforzarse por alcanzar
She will strive for perfection, because that is who she is.Siempre se esfuerza por alcanzar la perfección, porque no puede evitarlo.
b. luchar por conseguir
He's been striving after freedom all his life.Ha luchado por conseguir la libertad toda su vida.
3. (to struggle)
a. luchar
The priest told the parishioners they must strive against sin.El sacerdote les dijo a los feligreses que debían luchar contra el pecado.
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strive
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. esforzarse
to strive to do somethingesforzarse por hacer algo
to strive for or after somethingluchar por algo
strive [straɪv] strove (past)striven (participle:past)
intransitive verb
esforzarse; procurar
to strive after or for sth esforzarse por conseguir algo; to strive against sth luchar contra algo; to strive to do sth esforzarse por hacer algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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