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Spanish translation of “effort”

effort

noun /ˈefət/
hard work; energy
esfuerzo
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.
(Definition of effort from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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