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Engelsk navneord: effort

1. effort (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)attempt, 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. effort (om handling) use of physical or mental energy; hard work

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got an A for effort.
They managed only with great exertion.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)elbow grease, exertion, sweat, travail

Mindre specifikke termerlabor, labour, toil

Mere specifikke termerapplication, detrition, difficulty, diligence, exercise, exercising, friction, least effort, least resistance, overexertion, overkill, physical exercise, physical exertion, pull, rubbing, strain, straining, struggle, supererogation, trouble, workout

3. effort (om handling) a notable achievement

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe performed a great feat.
The book was her finest effort.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)exploit, feat

Mindre specifikke termeraccomplishment, achievement

Mere specifikke termerderring-do, hit, rally, rallying, stunt, tour de force

4. effort (om handling) a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe supported populist campaigns.
They worked in the cause of world peace.
The team was ready for a drive toward the pennant.
The movement to end slavery.
Contributed to the war effort.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement

Mindre specifikke termerventure

Mere specifikke termerad blitz, ad campaign, advertising campaign, anti-war movement, campaigning, candidacy, candidature, charm campaign, consumerism, electioneering, feminism, feminist movement, fund-raising campaign, fund-raising drive, fund-raising effort, gay lib, gay liberation movement, lost cause, political campaign, reform, war, women's lib, women's liberation movement, youth crusade, youth movement

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