No Matter How You Say It: Endurance

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Word Origin

The primary Latin root of endure is durare, which means “to harden; to hold out; to make last”. To create the word Endurance, the Latin durare was coupled with the Latin preposition for “in”. Can you see how Endurance is hardening from within?

Sign Language

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Can you see how enduring looks like work followed by success and discourage is giving up?

Endurance Idioms

He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens.
You must be willing to endure unpleasant, irritating things in order to get what you want.

What can’t be cured must be endured.
If you cannot do anything about a problem, you will have to live with it.

more than flesh and blood can ˈstand,
too painful or unpleasant to tolerate.

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