Dogged sentence example
The late stages of the game were dogged by controversy.
At the final whistle there was much jubilation in the Welsh camp for a dogged performance by the whole of the team.
However, the producers decided to drop the character in order to concentrate the action on Erskine's dogged pursuit of justice.
Taurus moon individuals hate to be rushed into commitments, romantic or otherwise, but once they do commit, expect them to be dogged in the pursuit of their goals.
The only chore left is to put down this bothersome cur that has so dogged me these many months.Advertisement
The journey was dogged by misfortune and all the men died only 11 miles from safety.
Controversy dogged Spears early in her career, starting with her first video.
With courage and dogged perseverance, the Catholic faith was kept alive during the years of persecution.
In addition, personal problems, including alcoholism, dogged him throughout his life.
That's what's required and a dogged determination to believe in yourself and your project.Advertisement
This, and Sackville's own dogged perseverance, turned the scale in his favour.
Persistent rumors of break-ups dogged the pretty pair until their secret wedding on October 5, 2004.
Aquarius is also a fixed sign, unlike its air sign cousins; this means those born under Aquarius tend to have set opinions with a dogged determination.
Whatever the reason, the dogged young minx had the bit between her teeth and wouldn't let go.
But full marks to Smith for dogged persistence in the face of overwhelming contrary evidence.Advertisement
Face dogged enemies, raid unsuspecting villages, woo fair maidens, avoid capture or dig for buried treasure.
As member of the Committee of Public Safety, he devoted himself particularly to the question of food-supplies, and it was only by dint of dogged perseverance and great administrative talent that he was successful in coping with this difficult problem.
This means that Arnold has to roll up his sleeve and in his own dogged, soft-spoken way, save the day.
The government agents who dogged him have given up chase for the so called tipster so he is free to finally enjoy his retirement.
On sea in 1673 de Ruyter, in a series of fiercely contested battles, successfully maintained his strenuous and dogged conflict against the united English and French fleets.Advertisement
Despite its superior weapons and mode of warfare, the German east Baltic colony was constantly in danger of being overborne by the endless assaults of the dogged aborigines, whose hatred of the religion of the Cross as preached by the knights is very intelligible; and in 1218 Bishop Albert of Riga was driven to appeal for assistance to King Valdemar.
For the siege of Burgos heavy guns were available in store on the coast; but he neither had, nor could procure, the transport to bring them up. By resource and dogged determination Wellington rose superior to almost every difficulty, but he could not overcome all; and the main teaching of the Peninsular War turns upon the value of an army that is completely organized in its various branches before hostilities break out.
An indecisive, but bravely fought action with Admiral Parker at the Dogger Bank showed, however, that the Dutch seamen had lost none of their old dogged courage, and did much to soothe the national sense of humiliation.
Meanwhile the difficulties in the way of contemporary nationmaking are fostered by many extraneous influences, as well as by dogged resistance of the races in question.
To all this the people of Finland opposed a dogged and determined resistance, which culminated in November 1905 in a " national strike."Advertisement
She gathered her forces in Norfolk and Suffolk, Northumberland rode out from London to oppose her, but defection dogged his steps, and even in London Mary was proclaimed queen behind his back by his fellow-conspirators.
The conflict was prolonged with varying fortunes until in 1524 the dogged opposition of the Walachians triumphed in the sultan's recognition of Radu.
If Coke's reports show completer mastery of technical details, greater knowledge of precedent, and more of the dogged grasp of the letter than do Bacon's legal writings, there can be no dispute that the latter exhibit an infinitely more comprehensive intelligence of the abstract principles of jurisprudence, with a richness and ethical fulness that more than compensate for their lack of dry legal detail.
Here it need only be said that Sweden, during the course of the Great Northern War, had innumerable opportunities of obtaining an honourable and even advantageous peace, but they all foundered on the dogged refusal of Charles to consent to the smallest concession to his despoilers.