make every effort

idiom

: to do all one can
The school makes every effort to help new students become adjusted to college life.

Examples of make every effort in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In terms of the look of the shop, the owners would make every effort to match the décor of the shop to that of the library, according to village documents. Cathy Kozlowicz, Journal Sentinel, 9 Feb. 2024 Before any of that happens, however, Washington State and Oregon State will 1) make every effort to gain admittance to either the Big 12 or ACC or 2) provide a landing spot for Cal and Stanford if the ACC dissolves in the next 12-18 months. Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, 31 May 2024 In terms of the look of the shop, the owners would make every effort to match the décor of the shop to that of the library, according to village documents. Cathy Kozlowicz, Journal Sentinel, 9 Feb. 2024 Hamas still holds 10 other Americans hostage, according to the State Department, and President Biden vowed on Friday to make every effort to reunite their families. Ronen Bergman, New York Times, 20 Oct. 2023 The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China (HKSAR) has a duty to make every effort to bring to justice people who have absconded overseas and allegedly committed offenses under the law, including Hong Kong’s national-security law. WSJ, 9 July 2023 After Wednesday’s accident in Yinchuan, population of about 2.9 million, Xi demanded authorities make every effort to treat the wounded and strengthen safety supervision, CCTV reported. Time, 22 June 2023 Please make every effort to be as restrained, polite, reasonable and law-abiding as possible. Marco Marcelline, PCMAG, 6 June 2023 Bigger fish tend to make every effort to stay glued to the bottom. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 25 May 2023

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“Make every effort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20every%20effort. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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