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
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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 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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    • 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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Onda Cero is a radio network broadcasting on AM and FM. It is owned by Telefónica, Spain's most important telecommunications group.