put forth an effort
index attempt, strive

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  • put forth an effort — work hard, make an effort …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put forth — verb to give or supply; to make or create (implies trying or striving) to put forth an effort See Also: put out, put up …   Wiktionary

  • put forth — phrasal Etymology: ME putten forth, fr. putten to put + forth 1. a. : assert, propose has put forth a new theory of the origin of the solar system …   Useful english dictionary

  • made an effort — put forth some effort, made an attempt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • effort — n. 1) to make, put forth an effort 2) to redouble one s efforts 3) to spare no effort 4) to foil, stymie, thwart smb. s efforts 5) an abortive; all out, furious, gallant, great, Herculean, heroic, massive, maximum, painstaking, strenuous,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — [[t]p ʊt[/t]] ♦ puts, putting (The form put is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.) 1) VERB When you put something in a particular place or position, you move it into that place or position. [V n prep/adv]… …   English dictionary

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