Translation of "attempt" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈtempt/ us /əˈtempt/

B1 to try to do something

He attempted to escape through a window.
noun uk /əˈtempt/ us /əˈtempt/

an act of trying to do something

This is his second attempt at passing the exam.

(Translation of “attempt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈtempt/

to try

intentar, tratar de
He attempted to reach the dying man, but did not succeed
He did not attempt the last question in the exam.
attempted /əˈtemptid/ adjective

(used especially about crimes) tried , but without success

Intento de….
attempted burglary.

(Translation of “attempt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)