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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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