endeavor to do

endeavor to (do something)

To work to do or accomplish something. After spending years endeavoring to earn my degree, today is my graduation!
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endeavor to do something

to try to do something. Whenever I endeavor to console her, she breaks down again. Maria endeavored to comfort Henry.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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