Engelsk ordbok

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Engelsk substantiv: 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbatting, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)attack

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

Mere spesifikke uttrykkassault

Engelsk verb: attempt

1. attempt (om adferd) 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

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkact, move

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadventure, 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 tilblivelse) enter upon an activity or enterprise

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)set about, undertake

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinitiate, pioneer

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