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attempt
British English: /əˈtɛm(p)t/
American English: /əˈtɛm(p)t/

Translation of attempt in French:

noun

  • 1
    tentative (f) (to do de faire)
    to make an attempt to do ou at doing
    tenter de faire
    in an attempt to do
    pour essayer de faire
    on my/his first attempt
    dès ma/sa première tentative
    attempt to escape to make an attempt on a record
    tenter de battre un record
    at least she made an attempt!
    au moins elle a essayé!
    he made no attempt to apologize
    il n'a même pas tenté de s'excuser
    good attempt!
    bien essayé!
    he made an attempt at a smile
    il a esquissé un sourire
    it's my first attempt at a cake
    c'est la première fois que je fais un gâteau
    not bad for a first attempt!
    ce n'est pas mal pour un premier essai!
  • 2 (attack) attempt on somebody's life
    attentat contre la vie de quelqu'un
    to make an attempt on somebody's life
    attenter à la vie de quelqu'un

transitive verb

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