In an attempt to give the show an epic scale, the auditions are held in a massive traveling LTD Dome.
With Athens recently alarmed by a half-dozen cases of West Nile virus, the attempt at humor went mostly unappreciated.
Sara says Hubbard, while he was writing Dianetics, kicked her stomach several times to attempt to cause a miscarriage.
In an attempt to vanquish the monster, the superheroes step in and pummel him, knocking him to the ground.
In Ghosts she documents their attempt, after numerous breakups over decades and continents, to build a peaceful, conjugal life.
In 1858, an attempt was made to save it by revolutionizing its constitution and management.
Had their lives been the forfeit of this first attempt at colonization?
It was a manoeuvre, and there would be an attempt to rescue, after all.
Stafford looked at the other and made no attempt to hide his astonishment.
I am sorry that I had a moment's compassion and made the attempt.
1530s, from attempt (v.). Meaning "effort to accomplish something by violence" is from 1580s, especially as an assault on someone's life.