To make an effort.
It took a lot of effort to find a decent-sized, fully-furnished apartment withing walking distance of the office.
Although he didn't win any medals, Johnson's effort at the Olympics won over many fans.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Effort denotes the voluntary putting forth of power to attain or accomplish some specific thing; it reaches toward a definite end; exertion is a putting forth of power without special reference to an object. Every effort is an exertion, but not every exertion is an effort. Attempt is more experimental than effort, endeavor less strenuous but more continuous. An effort is a single act, an endeavor a continued series of acts; an endeavor is sustained and enduring, and may be lifelong; we do not have a society of Christian Attempt, or of Christian Effort, but of Christian Endeavor. A struggle is a violent effort or strenuous exertion. An essay is an attempt, effort, or endeavor made as a test of the powers of the one who makes it. Compare ENDEAVOR, v.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, trynoun
earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
"made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweatnoun
use of physical or mental energy; hard work
"he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
attempt, endeavour, elbow grease, lather, travail, parturiency, exploit, campaign, childbed, feat, drive, labour, sudor, perspiration, movement, try, sweat, fret, stew, cause, labor, swither, lying-in, confinement, crusade, exertion, endeavor
feat, effort, exploitnoun
a notable achievement
"he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort"
campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effortnoun
a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
"he 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"
political campaign, motility, driveway, thrust, exertion, case, reason, movement, apparent motion, private road, exploit, elbow grease, motion, attempt, causal agent, driving force, move, apparent movement, grounds, front, bowel movement, driving, cause, bm, causa, military campaign, travail, crusade, trend, feat, endeavour, drive, parkway, social movement, sweat, safari, ride, run, campaign, drift, try, hunting expedition, causal agency, lawsuit, endeavor, suit
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How to use effort in a sentence?
The effort by House Democrats to obstruct, resist, impeach and oppose everything and anything is not in the best interest of our country, congress has important oversight powers and they must be used judiciously. Dissolving a committee entirely focused on fighting terrorism, pursuing nuclear non-proliferation, and improving trade policy couldnt possibly make any less sense to me.
Under no circumstance will we compromise the health and wellbeing of those Tongans who have already had a concerted effort against the virus by protecting themselves, and the virus is not present on the island.
Perseverance (continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition) is one of the most difficult disciplines. But interestingly, it is the one who perseveres that wins it all. -Emeasoba George
We are committed to assembling the best roster that will compete for championships year in and year out, giovani is yet another testament to that effort by Mr. Anschutz and our ownership group, who have continued to provide every resource for us to win. We're proud to add Giovani to a list of great players who have represented The LA Galaxy.
The end’s going to come quick if this is the effort we give.
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- مجهود, جهدArabic
- старание, усилиеBulgarian
- esforçCatalan, Valencian
- úsilí, snahaCzech
- Anstrengung, AufwandGerman
- vaiva, ponnistus, yritysFinnish
- iomairtScottish Gaelic
- ճիգ, ջանքArmenian
- 노력, 努力Korean
- efort, solicitareRomanian
- старание, усилиеRussian
- nápor, trȗdSerbo-Croatian
- ansträngning, insatsSwedish
- nỗ lực, 努力Vietnamese
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