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exert (oneself)

To make a concerted effort to do something. With the poor grades you've gotten so far, you're really going to have to exert yourself to get a C this semester.
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exert oneself

Put oneself to strenuous effort, as in We exerted ourselves mightily to raise funds. [First half of 1700s]
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'We have exerted different efforts through the embassy and political departments.
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"In addition, violence and dispute will extend to threat the regional and international security and stability and could reach a stage makes difficult to curb them whatever exerted efforts and funds are," he added.
Ben Jfar commended the efforts exerted with perseverance and loyalty by the national army units and the sacrifices made to face threats weighing on the country, counter terrorism and defend the country's territorial integrity, a statement released by the Presidency of the NCA reads.
On his part, Jordan praised the huge efforts being exerted by the UAE and the RCA to alleviate the suffering of victims in disaster zones.
The meeting, which will be hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain, will discuss topics related to the GCC joint action march in civil service fields and the challenges facing the GCC Civil Service Ministries, as well as the efforts exerted by the Secretariat General to face such challenges among other topics.
Abbas briefed Blair on the latest political developments and international efforts exerted to revive the stalled peace process.
The officers who had been exerted also recalled less about the initial briefing information and what they did report was less accurate.
Upward pressure is exerted by declining work rates for men, stagnant wages for low-wage workers, increasing rates of children raised in female-headed households, and growing gaps in educational attainment.
After the public statement was made by the supervisory board of the Public Service Broadcasting Corporation OTRK concerning exerted pressure, members of the Parliament stopped phoning OTRK management, OTRK Director General Kubat Otorbaev said in an interview with AKIpress on June 21.
Mitri said various political parties rather than the government exerted pressures on the press.
Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh on Wednesday discussed with Chinese Middle East Peace Envoy Wu Ci Ke latest regional developments, efforts exerted to achieve peace and stability in the region as well as bilateral ties and means of promoting them in various fields.
Summary: Participants in the sixth session of the Forum for the Future, which wrapped up on Tuesday, commended the sustained efforts exerted by HM King Mohammed VI as chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, an affiliate of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
Summary: Marrakech - Participants in the sixth session of the Forum for the Future, which wrapped up on Tuesday, commended the sustained efforts exerted by HM King Mohammed VI as chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, an affiliate of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
Representatives of the families of the imprisoned inhabitants of the village of Brodec complain that pressure was exerted on them to come out and vote.