Sentence Examples

  • I attempted to comprehend.
  • I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
  • The authorities secured the van's mileage from the previous owner and carefully attempted to construct miles driven to pin-point Grasso's hideout.
  • Mrs. Lincoln attempted to attend the service but was chased away.
  • From early youth he took a prominent part in the politics of his clan, and owing to his extreme opinions with regard to the expediency of abolishing the Tokugawa administration, he was banished (1858) to the island of Oshima (Satsuma), where he attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide.

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