Translation of "effort" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈef·ət/ us /ˈef·ərt/

B1 an attempt to do something

He was making an effort to be sociable.

B1 [ no plural ] the energy that you need to do something

I put / a lot of effort into organizing the party.

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


noun /ˈefət/

hard work; energy

Learning a foreign language requires effort
The effort of climbing the hill made the old man very tired.

a trying hard; a struggle

intento, esfuerzo
The government’s efforts to improve the economy were unsuccessful
Please make every effort to be punctual.

the result of an attempt

obra; intento
Your drawing was a good effort.
effortless adjective

done without (apparent) effort

sin esfuerzo, fácil
The dancer’s movements looked effortless.
effortlessly adverb

sin esfuerzo, fácilmente
Eriksen effortlessly glided past a defender and slid the ball into the net.

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