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attempt

1 verb try TRANSITIVEiarracht a dhéanamh VPtriail verb  c m uiarraidh a thabhairt ar VPtabhair faoi PhrV  c m ushe attempted to climb Everest rinne sí iarracht Everest a dhreapadh, thug sí faoi Everest a dhreapadhyou shouldn't attempt it níor cheart duit triail a bhaint as, níor cheart duit é a thriailthe government attempted to bring in new taxes rinne an rialtas iarracht cánacha nua a thabhairt isteachhe attempted suicide rinne sé iarracht lámh a chur ina bhás féin, thóg sé iarraidh ar é féin a chur den saol 2 noun effort iarracht fem3  c m uiarraidh fem3  c m uit was only an attempt to get a few votes ní raibh ann ach iarracht chun cúpla vóta a fháilit was a futile attempt ní raibh ann ach iarracht fhánachhe lied in an attempt to placate his mother thug sé éitheach ar mhaithe lena mháthair a shásamhshe made one last attempt rinne sí iarracht amháin eile, thug sí faoi uair amháin eilehe made no attempt to help ní dhearna sé iarracht ar bith cabhair a thabhairtthat was his first attempt at cooking b'in an chéad iarracht aige ar an gcócaireachtshe scored on her second attempt scóráil sí ar an dara hiarraidh aiciwe made an attempt on dinner rinneamar iarracht ar dhinéar a réiteach, thugamar faoi dhinéar a dhéanamhthere was a takeover attempt rinneadh iarracht ar tháthcheangal
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3 noun failed attackiarraidh fem3  c m uthere was an attempt on the president's life tugadh iarraidh mharfach ar an uachtarán, rinneadh iarracht an t-uachtarán a dhúnmharú

attempted

adjective LAW unsuccessfully triedattempted murder iarracht ar dhúnmharúattempted rape iarracht ar bhanéigeanattempted suicide iarracht ar fhéinmharú
phrases

to die in the attempt

do bheatha a chailleadh san iarrachtbás a fháil san iarracht

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