Translation of "effort" - English-Russian dictionary

effort

noun uk /ˈefət/ us
ATTEMPT [ C, U ]

B1 an attempt to do something

попытка
[ + to do sth ] We huddled together in an effort to keep warm.
He was making an effort to be sociable.
ENERGY [ U ]

B1 the energy that you need to do something

усилие
I put a lot of effort into organizing the party.
[ + to do sth ] It would take too much effort to tidy my bedroom.

[ U ] the force that is used to make something move

усилие
be an effort

to be difficult or painful

требовать усилия, даваться с трудом
After his accident, walking was an effort.

(Translation of “effort” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)