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Engelsk substantiv: 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)attempt, 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. 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykklabor, labour, toil


Mere spesifikke uttrykkapplication, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)exploit, feat


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaccomplishment, achievement


Mere spesifikke uttrykkderring-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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkventure


Mere spesifikke uttrykkad 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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