There are 2 translations of attempt in Spanish:

attempt1

Pronunciation: /əˈtempt/

vt

  • 1.1 (have a try at) candidates should attempt all questions los examinandos deben intentar responder a todas las preguntas [formal] she attempted a smile intentó sonreír he is going to attempt the exam again va a presentarse al examen otra vez he had attempted the north face before ya había intentado escalar la ladera norte 1.2 (try) to attempt to + infinitive/infinitivo/-ing tratar de or intentar + infinitive/infinitivo to attempt to beat the record tratar de or intentar batir el récord don't attempt walking yet no trate de or no intente caminar todavía
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    • Trying to cement her position she pushes the team into attempting an exceptionally difficult human pyramid move.
    • That's when she was forced to attempt the most difficult vault of the competition over a kneeling horse.
    • The purpose of this article is to attempt the difficult task of trying to describe how the Indians developed this ingenious system.
    1.3
    (attempted past participle of/participio pasado de)
    attempted suicide intento (masculine) de suicidio attempted murder/robbery tentativa (feminine) de asesinato/robo attempted coup intentona (feminine) golpista

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Word of the day insensible
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insensitive …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.

There are 2 translations of attempt in Spanish:

attempt2

n

  • intento (masculine) he broke his arm in the attempt se rompió un brazo en el intento at o (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) on the first attempt a la primera (tentativa), al primer intento at least they made the attempt al menos lo intentaron, al menos hicieron la tentativaattempt to + infinitive/infinitivo in my attempt to avoid the other car … al tratar de or intentar esquivar el otro coche … they made no attempt to be polite no hicieron ningún esfuerzo para ser cortesesattempt at sth/-ing I made an attempt at conversation traté de or intenté entablar conversación their attempts at lighting a fire failed fracasaron en su intento de encender fuego she had another attempt at the record volvió a intentar batir el récord to make an attempt on sb's life atentar contra la vida de algn
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    • I passed my motorcycle test at the first attempt at the age of 17.
    • I refuse to talk about my abortive attempt at qualifying for the Hanley Cup lest I depress myself even more.
    • I was fortunate enough to undergo successful IVF treatment at the first attempt, resulting in the birth of twin daughters.

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Word of the day insensible
adj
insensitive …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.