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 + inf/-ing tratar de or intentar + inf 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 1.3
    ( [Law] attempted past p)
    attempted suicide intento (m) de suicidio attempted murder/robbery tentativa (f) de asesinato/robo attempted coup intentona (f) golpista

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There are 2 translations of attempt in Spanish:

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n

  • intento (m) he broke his arm in the attempt se rompió un brazo en el intento at o (esp AmE) 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 + inf 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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