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Engelsk navneord: attempt

1. attempt (om handling) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMade an effort to cover all the reading material.
Wished him luck in his endeavor.
She gave it a good try.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effort, endeavor, endeavour, try


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termerbatting, battle, best, bid, contribution, crack, essay, fling, foray, go, liberation, mug's game, nisus, offer, pains, part, pass, play, power play, run, seeking, share, shot, shot, squeeze, squeeze play, stab, strain, striving, struggle, takeover attempt, test, test, trial, trial, whirl, worst

2. attempt (om handling) the act of attacking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAttacks on women increased last year.
They made an attempt on his life.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attack


Mindre specifikke termercrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense


Mere specifikke termerassault


Engelsk udsagnsord: attempt

1. attempt (om adfærd) make an effort or attempt


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe tried to shake off his fears.
The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps.
The police attempted to stop the thief.
He sought to improve himself.
She always seeks to do good in the world.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey attempt to move


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assay, essay, seek, try


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Mere specifikke termeradventure, chance, endeavor, endeavour, fight, gamble, give it a try, give it a try, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, hazard, lay on the line, pick up the gauntlet, put on the line, risk, risk, run a risk, strive, struggle, take a chance, take a dare, take chances

2. attempt (om tilvejebringelse) enter upon an activity or enterprise


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)set about, undertake


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mindre specifikke termerinitiate, pioneer









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