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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She could never, never do this, and corresponded with him continually, and he was making every effort to induce an exasperating father to change his mind.
I am making every effort to resist the renewed progress of the malady, and I have not yet lost all hope of success.
"The company deeply regrets the accident and is making every effort to provide relief and support to those affected.
The team has succeeded in rescuing eight boys so far and divers are making every effort to bring back the other four boys and their coach.
The JI chief deplored that at a time when the US and Israel were united against the Muslim Ummah and the Muslims blood was being shed all around, the Muslim rulers were making every effort to win US goodwill.
QUETTA -- Kalat District Sport Officer Mureed Ali said that provincial government was making every effort to improve sports activities at district level.
In relevant remarks in March, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the need for the Syrian people to determine their own future, and said Tehran is making every effort to make this a reality.
"We are making every effort to identify the man with the gun." The suspect is described as being around 5ft 7ins, of stocky build and spoke with a local accent.
In his own statement, Kerry said the US embassy in Brussels "is making every effort to account for the welfare of American citizens in the city, and in the days ahead we stand ready to provide whatever support the Belgian Government may require." (pickup previous) ys.bs
Tunisia is making every effort to convince other countries to ease procedures so as to reduce waiting times, he added.
"We are making every effort to fundamentally solve the issue.
Ann-Louise Downes from Crook, County Durham, and Tina Robson from Middleton in Teesdale, both mature Psychology students from the University of Sunderland, have entered the Deloitte Micro Tyco challenge, which involves them making every effort to convert PS1 into as much money as possible in one month.
Although Lawter is making every effort to mitigate these cost increases, the company reports it has no option but to pass along these increased costs.
Al-Rabiah also said this brings the total number of Coronavirus cases to 257, adding that the ministry is making every effort to contain the virus.