A passenger sitting in front of him was attempting to sneak photos of Cooper on his iPhone.
Her face was tranquil, her hands, palms facing outward, lodged between her neck and rope, almost as if attempting to pull it away.
Or perhaps it is simply too convenient a PR tool in attempting to place all of the onus on one side.
The GOP has the difficult task of attempting to undermine Holder's candidacy without being seen as opposing racial progress.
They have both known tumult from early on, with Bardot first attempting suicide as a teenager.
In the meantime the corporal had been picked up, and the men were attempting to recover him.
One gains nothing by attempting to shut out the sprites of the weather.
The wounded buffalo ran on to the border of the next marsh, and, in attempting to cross, fell headlong down the steep bank.
I have told you already, so don't fly in the face of Providence by attempting to deny it!'
Most amateurs are deterred from attempting to manufacture it, and so have to content themselves with only the simplest pieces.
1530s, from attempt (v.). Meaning "effort to accomplish something by violence" is from 1580s, especially as an assault on someone's life.