One of the issues that comes up over and over again is that it has to be maintained once you build it.
He maintained he was not given the proper support needed to end it.
But he maintained the cease fire on the Golan, and was predictable.
Clemens, in contrast, maintained a very high level of performance from age 35 on, but nothing like his young, pre-35 self.
For all but the last year of the Iran-Iraq War, Iran maintained an embassy in Baghdad.
The cold manner she maintained towards me at your father's house——'
The duties were to be reduced and the system improved, but the principle was to be maintained.
In general, Aquinas maintained in different senses the real existence of universals ante rem, in re and post rem.
Nevertheless, indomitable in her purpose, she maintained the struggle.
During this time he maintained at his own cost as writers seven Englishmen and as many foreigners.
mid-13c., "to practice habitually," from Anglo-French meintenir (Old French maintenir, 12c.) "keep (a wife), sustain; persevere in, practice continually," from Latin manu tenere "hold in the hand," from manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual) + tenere "to hold" (see tenet). Meaning "to carry on, keep up" is from mid-14c.; that of "to keep oneself, to support" is from late 14c. Sense of "to defend in speech" is from mid-14c. Related: Maintained; maintaining; maintains.
The female counterpart of machismo: Machisma, Women, and Daring (1970s+)