Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Attempt"

The meaning of "Attempt" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I made many attempts for that pose lol, I used the sunset, backlight and a bit of editing mean?
A: Intenté posar como esto muchas veces, jaja. Usé la puesta de sol, una luz de fondo y un poquito de edición.
Q: What does as my attempt to mean?
A: It means that you were trying to be polite
Q: What does in an attempt to boost his mental health and happiness. mean?
A: He TRIED to do something to make him more happy
Q: What does winning attempt mean?
A: In this article, "winning attempt" means that the intelligence officials got what they wanted. They leaked the descriptions to get Flynn fired. The winning attempt means their attempt was successful.
Q: What does Their attempts are so off-target mean?
A: I believe the phrase means that the attempts made were a complete and utter failure and didn't benefit them at all.

Example sentences using "Attempt"

Q: Please show me example sentences with attempt.
A:
1. My neighbour attemped sucide.
2. This task that jump from one mountain to other by a bike is so difficult but i still want to attempt it.
Q: Please show me example sentences with attempting .
A: I was attempting to tell a story, but I kept getting interrupted.
We are attempting to fix the broken computers.
The ice skater is attempting a spin.
Q: Please show me example sentences with attempts.
A: she attempts to jump high
he attempts to stab his enemy
Q: Please show me example sentences with attempt.
A: I'm attempting to do this maths question but it's so hard.

Should we attempt to cook?

I don't like the way you attempted to talk to me. It's very impolite.
Q: Please show me example sentences with attempt.
A: 1. Hey, how's it going?
2. What are you doing today?
3. Do you wanna hang out some time?
4. What happened?
5. What's going on?
6. What's your plan for today?
7. How was your weekend?
8. What do you wanna do today?
9. Can we go out today?
10. I'm bored. Can we do something?

Synonyms of "Attempt" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between In an attempt to explain the unknown and In an attempt of explaining the unknown ?
A: Nothing, both are correct.
Q: What is the difference between attempt and try ?
A: Both words are pretty much the same meaning. For me the difference is
Attempt = is much more serious thought/approach to doing something.
Example - This year I will “attempt” to climb the highest mountain.
Example - I’ll “attempt” to complete the task ahead.
Try = is more casual yes/no I will do it. There’s less effort or mental stress involved.
Example - Maybe I’ll “try” going for a run.
Example - Who will “try” eating chilli with me?
Hope this helps you. I’m sure others will have their own opinion ✌️

Q: What is the difference between attempt and try ?
A: I think when u try to do something it's not much important
but when u attempt to do something it's more important and u do it carefully 😃
like trying to fix a handle or attempting to fix a electric device
Q: What is the difference between attempt and try ?
A: No difference. You can attempt something and you can try something. However usually if you are counting how many times you have tried you would say "I have made # attempts"
Q: What is the difference between in an attempt to and in a bid to ?
A: NordicRest has part of the nuance I think. While both phrases can be used somewhat interchangeably; as I understand it, the difference in nuance is as follows:

When someone says 'in an attempt to', it usually means that the subject being discussed performed some action in order to accomplish a specific goal, for the purpose of accomplishing that goal. It's a pretty straightforward 'this action was performed "in an attempt to" do this.'

Whereas, when someone says 'in a bid to', it seems to more be used in the context of the subject performed an action in an attempt to influence someone or something else, usually as a means for the subject to gain some benefit from the influence.

In American English 'in an attempt to' is used far more commonly than 'in a bid to'.

Translations of "Attempt"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? my first attempt to follow a tutorial (on YouTube) or my first attempt at following...

which one is correct?
in Inglese (Stati Uniti)?
A: Both are grammatically correct constructions. It is simply a matter of preference in the way you wish to express yourself.

My first attempt at following the tutorial (or, the instructions/the programme) ended in total failure.

My first attempt to follow the tutorial (instructions/ ) ended in total failure.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 英語と日本語では語順が逆のことが多いです。(Here’re my attempts below)
A: @DDabcc147 Closest translation would probably be "In English and Japanese, word order is often reversed"
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? attempt and try
A: It‘s just the same
Ex:
I will try to play that video game.
I will attempt to play that video game.

I will try making cookies.
I will attempt making cookies.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? “I’m attempting to improve my English” does it sound natural
A: It doesnt sound natural (to me). A better way to say this is "I'm trying to improve my English" Idk (I don't know) Attempting doesn't sound right in this sentence.

Other questions about "Attempt"

Q: She always attempt to attract him.
That's why She always willing to blush at him . Does this sound natural?
A: She always attempts to attract him. That’s why she is always willing to blush at him.
Q: She made a clumsy attempt at a joke. >> what does "clumsy" mean in this sentence?
A: Kind of awkward. The joke probably was told in a lame way or didn't make people laugh. Hope this helps!
Q: the attempt was really high in risk of death. Does this sound natural?
A: Yeah! Just a little more stress at the beginning of your words, it'll doing a lot cleaner😄
Q: I highly appreciate your attempt in wearing saree. Does this sound natural?
A: 1. I really appreciate your attempt at wearing a saree.

2. I really appreciate you trying out the saree.
(Nicer way to say it).

We don't normally use the word highly in this context as it sounds a bit odd.
Q: " Our first attempt met with failure." Does this sound natural?
A: Ah okay.
I think you said failure fine. But ,"met" was really soft.
It sounded like,"may with failure." The,"T" in "met" should sound clearer. It might help to talk slowly first.

Does that make sense?

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