make every effort (to do something)

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make every effort (to do something)

To put forth the greatest possible effort (to do, achieve, or accomplish something). I'll make every effort, but I can't guarantee that I'll be home before the party starts. We've made every effort to ensure the transition process is as seamless as possible for you and your team.
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make every effort to do something

to try very hard to accomplish something. I will make every effort to be there on time.
See also: effort, every, make, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ten minutes elapsed, during which D'Artagnan made every effort to read through the first envelope what was written on the second.
So that I trust she may yet be happy; but, if she is, it will be entirely the reward of her own goodness of heart; for had she chosen to consider herself the victim of fate, or of her mother's worldly wisdom, she might have been thoroughly miserable; and if, for duty's sake, she had not made every effort to love her husband, she would, doubtless, have hated him to the end of her days.
Failing to find the pair, he hurried back to the Opera, remembered Raoul's strange confidence about his fantastic rival and learned that the viscount had made every effort to enter the cellars of the theater and that he had disappeared, leaving his hat in the prima donna's dressing-room beside an empty pistol-case.
'While Jimin made every effort to take part in the program, including arriving at the studio, the decision was made for Jimin not to take part in the recording due to his condition,' the statement added.
Simon Thomas, joint administrator and partner at Moorfields, said: "We have made every effort to secure a buyer for all or part of the company's business.
The municipality has made every effort to prepare the current rainy season.
Addressing a public meeting in Murree Saturday evening, she said Prime Minister is working tirelessly to take Pakistan to new heights of development and he has made every effort to bring prosperity for the people.
Festival director Geoff Ellis said: "The gates were scheduled to "The gates were scheduled to open at three but we open at three but we made every effort to made every effort to have everything have everything ready sooner so that ready sooner so that people could get in, people could get in, get their tents get their tents pitched and relax in pitched and relax in the sunshine." the sunshine."
There should have been a top of the table clash between Aberystwyth II's and the Villagers - and both sides made every effort to get this game on without any success.
The outgoing government "made every effort to get Egypt out of the narrow tunnel in terms of security, economic pressures and political confusion," El-Beblawi said.
The council has made every effort to retain a suitable use for the castle but is facing unprecedented budget challenges
"It's an exciting time of expansion for the company and we've made every effort to implement best practices," said Ben Churchill, Emrill's managing director.
It is important to remember that anyone receiving legitimate money and all those who have made every effort to pay tax have nothing to fear from the elite unit.
"We have made every effort to resolve this issue with the Aslef leadership, which has refused to attend talks at Acas to discuss its claim for triple time and a day in lieu for its members."