What preposition is used with the verb “persist” ?
The verb “persist” takes “in” as a preposition after itself.
What is the meaning of “persist in” in a sentence ?
“Persist in” means to continue to do something, although this is difficult, or other people oppose it.
Could you use “persist in” in a sentence ?
The White House persisted in its efforts to pass the bill, despite the opposition of Congress.
He persisted in smoking even after having a heart attack.