Noun(1) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something(2) use of physical or mental energy; hard work(3) a notable achievement(4) a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
(1) it was a poor effort(2) They have begun to take key towns and cities and captured a critical port so that the humanitarian relief effort is already under way.(3) This is not so much due to time constraints as due to the fact that I don't feel like putting intense mental effort into it.(4) I wanted to help in the war effort , of course, but I was pulled in two different ways.(5) in an effort to reduce inflation, the government increased interest rates(6) I was given a deferment because the work that was being done was essential to the war effort .(7) Henri Camara has Celtic's first shot, a decent effort forcing Valdes into a diving but comfortable save.(8) Primary schools launched a safety campaign yesterday in an effort to prevent child deaths on our roads.(9) Children were also expected to contribute to the war effort in every way they could, with many leaving school to start work.(10) North Yorkshire County Council is to lobby the Government in an effort to reduce the use of disposable nappies.(11) he won without any great effort(12) The company said it will also dispose of 12,000 surplus freight cars in an effort to reduce costs.(13) It takes a great deal of mental effort to keep in mind the fact that whatever is happening is just plain fiction.(14) they made a concerted effort(15) Will the government's effort to marry off more low-income single parents ease poverty?(16) It then took only a slight mental effort to isolate a moment within that time stream and to observe it.
1. attempt ::
2. achievement ::
3. exertion ::
4. sweat ::
5. exploit ::
6. campaign ::
Different Formseffort, effortless, efforts
Word Example from TV Shows
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Look, I appreciate the EFFORT,
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 15
If you're interested in making
a sincere EFFORT to be a good teacher...
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 2
Okay, I don't get it.
You said make an EFFORT,
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 13
that Daenerys Stormborn made
every EFFORT to avoid bloodshed,
Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 4
We are making every EFFORT on your behalf.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7
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