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exert

Saltos de línea: exert
Pronunciación: /ɪɡˈzəːt
 
, ɛɡ-/

Definición de exert en inglés:

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1 [with object] Apply or bring to bear (a force, influence, or quality): the moon exerts a force on the Earth how much control can he exert over his own life?
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In addition, the amount of money available exerts a considerable influence on the number of securities in a portfolio.
  • Nevertheless, the organization still exerts considerable influence.
  • He soon came to exert considerable influence on surgical practice and hospital policy at Harrogate.
Sinónimos
bring to bear, apply, bring into play, exercise, employ, use, make use of, utilize, deploy;
wield;
expend, spend
2 (exert oneself) Make a physical or mental effort: he needs to exert himself to try to find an answer
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Other than her walks to various news-stands and marketplaces, which she tried to limit, Lydia did not exert herself to physical exhaustion.
  • They show up every day to sweat and exert themselves and strive to improve their skills and game play, when more than half of them are well aware that they will not even be sitting on the bench come this time next season.
  • The doctor says that she should not be allowed to exert herself mentally and physically and she should not be allowed to witness tragic scenes.
Sinónimos
make an effort, try hard, strive, endeavour, apply oneself, do one's best, do all one can, do one's utmost, give one's all, make every effort, spare no effort, be at pains, put oneself out;
struggle, labour, toil, strain, push oneself, drive oneself, work hard, work like a Trojan;
North American informal do one's darnedest/durnedest, bust one's chops
Australian informal go for the doctor

Origen

mid 17th century (in the sense 'perform, practise'): from Latin exserere 'put forth', from ex- 'out' + serere 'bind'.

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