French translation of 'attempted'
tentative f de meurtreattempted suicide
tentative f de suicideattempted theft
tentative f de vol
Example Sentences Including 'attempted'
I staggered upstairs to the ladies while Richard attempted to scrape the pattern off the plate.KICK BACK (2002)
Rashly the RAF moustache's overweight sister attempted to upstage Mrs Van Leiden with a mention of their yacht at Bridport.The Quest for K
Had also found him remote, busy, casual -- smiling away attempted discussions of upset, loneliness, schoolwork, girls.Stone City
Trends of 'attempted'
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⇒ She gave up after several attempts.
Elle y a renoncé après plusieurs tentatives.an attempt to do sth
une tentative de faire qchto make no attempt to do sth
ne rien faire pour faire qch
⇒ He made no attempt to help me.
Il n'a rien fait pour m'aider.an attempt at sth
⇒ He made an attempt at humour.
Il a essayé de faire de l'humour.,
Il a essayé de plaisanter.at the first attempt
du premier coup,
à la première tentativeon the first attempt (during)
lors de la première tentativeto make an attempt on sb's life
attenter à la vie de qn
⇒ He attempted a smile.
Il tenta de sourire.
to attempt to do sth
essayer de faire qch,
chercher à faire qch
⇒ I attempted to write a song.
J'ai essayé d'écrire une chanson.
Example Sentences Including 'attempt'
He lurched, then toppled onto his side and made no attempt to get up.CHAMELEON (2002)
His hands trembled; he had difficulty with the lighter, only finding a flame at the sixth attempt.CHAMELEON (2002)
To attempt to ignore how he had started to feel was doubtless the safest course of action.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
'attempted' in Other Languages
Translation of attempted from the Collins English to French Dictionary