All 3 Uses of
The Great Gatsby
- She wasn't able to endure being at a disadvantage and, given this unwillingness, I suppose she had begun dealing in subterfuges when she was very young in order to keep that cool, insolent smile turned to the world and yet satisfy the demands of her hard, jaunty body.
p. 58..1 (definition 1)endure = bear (suffer through; or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
- A pause; it endured horribly.
p. 86..4 (definition 2) *endured = lasted (continue to exist)
- She convinced herself of it, and cried into her handkerchief, as if the very suggestion was more than she could endure.
p. 164..2 (definition 1) *endure = bear (suffer through)
(1) (endure as in: endured the pain) to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
(2) (endure as in: endure through the ages) to continue to exist