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

The meaning of "Effort" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does After much effort, X finally needled her way through Y's poise and got her to engage. mean?
A: ohhhhh, This means that after much effort X finally got Y to respond to the proposition of going to the house. It means X got Y to say “I’m not a chicken” after much effort of trying to get her to go
Q: What does You always put forth great effort! mean?
A: It means that "You always try really hard."

"Great" in this case doesn't refer to size or strength as much as to quality. It means that the quality of the effort that he/she puts into something is excellent.
Q: What does complicate efforts
(In this sentence ; My crap lungs complicate efforts to fend off unwanted advances) mean?
A: complicate efforts = make it harder

Crap lungs means it's difficult for the person to breathe. Fending off unwanted advances can be difficult. Being unable to breathe properly, having "crap lungs", makes fending off unwanted advances even more difficult.
Q: What does good effort mean?
A: “Good effort” means that you tried your best on something but perhaps made one or a few mistakes. The person telling you “good effort” can see that you tried to do well and are saying “good effort” to encourage you to do better.
Q: What does it takes an effort mean?
A: "It takes an effort" sounds strange, people here say "it takes effort", without the indefinite article "an".

This mean to that to do something you need to work hard, like "it takes effort to learn a language"

Example sentences using "Effort"

Q: Please show me example sentences with effort, efforts.
A: "Please put more effort into your work."

"If you don't put in the effort, you will never succeed."

Q: Please show me example sentences with What does (it's not so much that you can't improve your English but you haven't put enough effort into it) mean?.
A: It should be "It's not so much that you can't improve your English as you haven't put enough effort into it."

Not so much A as B means, "It's not really A, it's actually B."

So it means: "The problem isn't really that you *can't* improve your English, the problem is you haven't put enough effort into it."
Q: Please show me example sentences with an effort.
A: "An effort" doesn't make sense but "effort" can be used in the following sentences:

I put forth my best effort to win.
That took a lot of effort.
At least you showed effort.
It's the effort that counts.
Q: Please show me example sentences with In an effort to.
A: In an effort to stimulate the students' interest, the professor used a variety of materials besides the textbook in class.
Q: Please show me example sentences with in an effort.
A: In an effort to win the game, the player used what stamina he had left to score a touchdown.

In an effort the make up with his girlfriend, he bought her flowers.

In an effort to pass the exam, she studied solidly for two weeks.

Synonyms of "Effort" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between she spent all her efforts on the care of home and children. and She expended all her efforts on the care of home and children.】 ?
A: expended really mean to use up, like in use up all your money/expend your money for example. spent sounds more natural
Q: What is the difference between effort and attempt and endeavor ?
A: @naka333: Effort~a vigorous or determined attempt
Example I Have put a lot of effort in my science project

attempt~to make a effort to achieve or complete
example:I have attempted to finish my homework in one hour

Endeavor-to try hard to do or achieve something
Example:he made an endeavor to assist with the hotal
Q: What is the difference between efforts and endeavors ?
A: As nouns, the are synonyms. However, endeavor can also be a verb which means try hard to do something.
Q: What is the difference between make efforts to do and make an effort to do ?
A: I think it's just that "make efforts to do" implies that you'll make more than one effort, and "make an effort to do" means you'll make just one big effort to achieve something.

I think "make an effort to do" is more used than "make efforts to do".
Q: What is the difference between effort and exertion ?
A: "Exertion" has a stronger meaning than "effort."

1. "He put effort into the project."
2. "He exerted himself for the project."

"Exerted" means that he put more effort into the project, he "outdid himself", he "went out of his way" for the project. I hope this helps. ^^

Translations of "Effort"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? It takes more effort than anyone else.
A: “it takes more effort than anyone else”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Even if your efforts don't pay off, if you put in the time and effort to reach your goal and did your best, it will teach you a lesson and give you confidence.
A: Even if your efforts don't amount to much, if you put in time and effort towards reaching a goal and try your best you will learn valuable life lessons and gain confidence.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Thank you for making an effort to overcome Covid19.
is this sentence natural?
A: if you’ve explained that already in a previous sentence, then your sentence is good :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? " I should make the effort to do this thing."
" I should put the effort to do this thing."
What's the difference?
A: There are multiple ways to basically say the same thing. These examples are all about making an effort, or putting in effort. It just matters how you phrase them.

One way is: I should make an effort to do this thing.

Another way is (with some variations):
1) I should put in an effort to do this thing.
2) I should put in the effort to do this thing.
3) I should put in some effort to do this thing.

So, according to the examples you gave, there are a few ways to describe effort here.
- To make an effort
- To put in the effort
- To put in an effort
- To put in some effort
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What does "nice effort" means? Is it the same as " good job"?
A: Not quite. You could give something a "nice effort" and still not do a good job. "Nice effort" just means you tried very hard, while "good job" means you did something well.

Other questions about "Effort"

Q: I need more effort to achive that. Does this sound natural?
A: I would say "I need to put in more effort to achieve that." :)
Q: We will spare no efforts to make the world a better place to live. Does this sound natural?
A: @deris79: Perfect
Q: So it means that you've made less effort than your friends. Blood does nothing to your inability to write Kanji. It's all about how you've read. Does this sound natural?
A: Blood has nothing to do with your inability to write Kanji.
Q: What does "efforts" in 68 mean?
A: Heavy British slang, but judging by context efforts is being used to mean a business. Chippendales is a male strip joint in America .
Q: 血が滲むような努力をしてきた
I have been making an effort backbreakingly. Does this sound natural?
A: I understand what you are saying but "backbreakingly" is not a word. You could say "My effort is breaking me apart" or something like that.

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