Luckey says he understands why the hazing continues, despite all efforts to end it.
What we clearly disagree on is the question of how—or whether—this issue fits into efforts to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Through the dedication and commitment of countless family members, we managed to honor our loved ones through these efforts.
Even if a few well-meaning insiders try, their efforts will fail.
Initially they attempt to escape, but over time their efforts diminish.
The hired man ceased his efforts at once, glad to be done with the savage.
All efforts to ascertain your fate proved utterly fruitless.
What he saw, if anything, caused him to increase his efforts.
It required all the captain's seamanship, and the efforts of all the crew, to withstand it.
Though the efforts of explorers in Yucatan have been attended with rich results, still few places have been fully described.
late 15c., from Middle French effort, noun of action from Old French esforz "force, impetuosity, strength, power," back-formation from esforcier "force out, exert oneself," from Vulgar Latin *exfortiare "to show strength" (source of Italian sforza), from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + Latin fortis "strong" (see fort).
Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt. [Ortega y Gasset, 1949]Related: Efforts.