endeavor to (do something)

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endeavor to (do something)

To work to do or accomplish something. After spending years endeavoring to earn my degree, today is my graduation!
See also: endeavor
References in classic literature ?
Upon this, the old man, vexed and ashamed, made the best of his way home again, convinced that by endeavoring to please everybody he had pleased nobody, and lost his Ass in the bargain.