strive to do

strive to (do something)

To put forth a great and tenacious effort to do or accomplish something. Our team has striven to create the most realistic computer-generated effects ever seen. We are striving to bring peace to the war-torn region.
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strive to do something

to try hard to do something. She strove very hard to do what she had set out to do. Please strive to do it as best you can.
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I happen to be an atheist, and for the last 20 years or so, as I recite the Pledge, I say "one nation, under good," as it keeps with the cadence, and I like the idea that as a country, we should strive to do good.
We strive to do this, locally and nationally, through our educational programs and networking activities.