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attempt

US [əˈtempt]
UK [ə'tempt]
  • n.尝试;试图;企图;杀人企图
  • v.尝试;试图;努力
  • Web袭击
Simple Present:attempts  Present Participle:attempting  Past Tense:attempted  
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n.
1.
[c][u]
企图;试图;尝试an act of trying to do sth, especially sth difficult, often with no success
I passed my driving test at the first attempt .
我考汽车驾驶执照时一次就通过了。
Two factories were closed in an attempt to cut costs.
为削减费用,关闭了两家工厂。
They made no attempt to escape.
他们没有企图逃跑。
The couple made an unsuccessful attempt at a compromise.
这对夫妇试图和解但未成功。
2.
[c]
~ (on sb/sb's life)
杀人企图an act of trying to kill sb
Someone has made an attempt on the President's life .
有人企图刺杀总统。
3.
[c]
~ (on sth)
(为超越某事物的)尝试,努力an effort to do better than sth, such as a very good performance in sport
his attempt on the world land speed record
他为创造陆上速度世界纪录所作的尝试
v.
1.
努力;尝试;试图to make an effort or try to do sth, especially sth difficult
I will attempt to answer all your questions.
我将努力回答你的全部问题。
Do not attempt to repair this yourself.
不要试图自己修理这个东西。
The prisoners attempted an escape, but failed.
囚犯企图逃跑,但失败了。

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