Made-an-effort sentence example

made-an-effort
  • Smith, Short History of Christian Missions, pp. '16-118; Gustavus Vasa in 1559 made an effort to educate and evangelize the Lapps.
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  • He made an effort to relax.
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  • For her sake, he made an effort to behave, but he truly loved the openings she gave him.
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  • She made an effort to compose herself, taking deep breaths.
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  • He thought her ready to refuse, but when he struck, she made an effort to block as he said.
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  • In 1855 Gauss died and was succeeded by Dirichlet, who along with others made an effort to obtain Riemann's nomination as extraordinary professor.
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  • He took a share in the unsuccessful attempts to raise the siege of Athens in 1827, and made an effort to prevent the disastrous massacre of the Turkish garrison of fort S Spiridion.
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  • In 1673 the allies made an effort to invade Holland from the sea coast.
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  • The survivors of the party made an effort to re-enter the Convention after the fall of Robespierre, but it was not until the 5th of March 1795 that they were formally reinstated.
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  • President Hayes endeavoured in vain to induce Congress to appropriate money for a Civil Service Commission; and whenever he made an effort to restrict the operation of the traditional "spoils system," he met the strenuous opposition of a majority of the most powerful politicians of his party.
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  • Shortly afterwards Alexius made an effort in conjunction with Murtzuphlos (Alexius V.) to recover the throne.
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  • Justinian made an effort to revive it, and Procopius describes his repairing of the walls; but its glory was past.
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  • In 1905 the Opposition made an effort to effect a change of policy, and were successful in obtaining the election of Lizaro Garcia, a well-to-do merchant and a director of the Banco commercial y Agricola.
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  • In 1741 the Swedes made an effort to recover the ceded province, but through wretched management suffered disaster, and were compelled to capitulate in August 1742, ceding by the peace of Abo, next year, the towns of Villmanstrand and Fredrikshamn.
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  • Whenever it made an effort to enforce its claims, it retreated so soon as it was confronted by a resolute foe.
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  • He made an effort to destroy the memory of the sage from off the earth, consigning to the flames all the ancient books from which he drew his rules and examples, (save one), and burying alive hundreds of scholars who were ready to swear by his name.
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  • After months of inactivity Abd-el-Aziz made an effort to restore his authority, and quitting Rabat in July he marched on Marrakesh.
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  • His more careful students at length made an effort to arrest the process of corruption.
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  • He made an effort to look at the servant who stood constantly at the head of the bed.
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  • But he made an effort not to throw the child down and ran with her to the large house.
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  • I made an effort to persuade city officials to build a park downtown.
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  • You should know that a 1973 fire at the NPRC destroyed a significant number of Army and Air Force records, but the NPRC has made an effort to reconstruct the information.
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  • For the first time, anyone who made an effort could look sophisticated.
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  • Recently, manufacturers of baby clothes for boys have made an effort to design cute and colorful boy and unisex clothes for babies.
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  • The muscle can't tell this impulse from the ones coming from your brain, so they contract as if you had just made an effort to flex your abs.
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  • Saddened, she made an effort to stand on her own legs.
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  • They made an effort at being polite, but the sparkle had left their eyes.
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