I admire the effort and sacrifice you put into it.
Some people just put more effort into distinguishing right from wrong than others.
It took too much effort to look up at the sun to measure time.
She made no effort to catch them, letting them fall at her feet.
With effort, she turned her head away.
I think Alex makes a concentrated effort to drive his father crazy.
With an effort, she managed to straddle the vehicle behind him.
It doesn't matter to me one way or another, but I wish you would at least make an effort at seeing his side of it.
He didn't want to go and he had made no effort to get along with his father.
With effort, she rolled him onto his back.
For her sake, he made an effort to behave, but he truly loved the openings she gave him.
In 1967 the effort was intensified.
His words were controlled with effort, his body so tense, she thought he'd snap any second.
She needed to put more effort into taking advantage of life while she could.
Her small effort was rewarded with a warm sweet smile.
With a little effort she located a canteen.
Dick said they were checking title records of Grasso's family members in an effort to find the property.
It took more effort than he thought to break the otherworldly connection binding them.
Moral reform is the effort to throw off sleep.
Dinner was a quiet affair, cooked by the returning Fred O'Connor—hamburgers, a tad over-broiled, but the Deans appreciated the effort as they were busy with Bird Song's other chores.
With effort, Deidre hauled herself up onto a branch, wrapped her legs around it in a careful balancing act then stretched upward for the next.
Natasha sat easily and confidently on her black Arabchik and reined him in without effort with a firm hand.
Another image flashed, and Deidre gasped, covering her face with her hands in an effort to block it.
He listened without saying a word as I revealed everything, including Julie's effort to collect the million dollars.
In looking at them again, she could see the time and effort that would've been required to keep them cleaned and sharpened.
It is almost no effort for me to row around the lake, no matter how heavy the load may be.
The effort of healing him had given her a headache.
One more effort and I reach the luminous cloud, the blue depths of the sky, the uplands of my desire.
"There are hundreds, maybe thousands of entries," I offered in a weak effort to give her hope.
She jogged after him with great effort as he strode through the maze.
"If you really don't want me around, why did you go through that effort to claim me?" she asked, crossing her arms and taking a step toward him.
I made an effort to persuade city officials to build a park downtown.
He was not meditating, but only deferring the moment of making the effort to lift those legs up and turn over on the bed.
Pressing his lips together he made that effort for the twenty-thousandth time and lay down.
He drew his left foot out of the stirrup and, lurching with his whole body and puckering his face with the effort, raised it with difficulty onto the saddle, leaned on his knee, groaned, and slipped down into the arms of the Cossacks and adjutants who stood ready to assist him.
But neither the French nor the Russians made that effort, and the flame of battle burned slowly out.
The Russians did not make that effort because they were not attacking the French.
They were singing discordantly, arduously, and with great effort, evidently not because they wished to sing, but because they wanted to show they were drunk and on a spree.
Prince Andrew collected all his strength in an effort to recover his senses, he moved a little, and suddenly there was a ringing in his ears, a dimness in his eyes, and like a man plunged into water he lost consciousness.
But he made an effort not to throw the child down and ran with her to the large house.
"And have you brought little Nicholas?" he asked in the same slow, quiet manner and with an obvious effort to remember.
It was plain that he was making an effort to listen, but could not do so.