make no attempt

idiom

: to not try
He made no attempt to apologize.

Examples of make no attempt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 17-year-old stands his ground and punches and shoves in self-defense on multiple occasions, and the officers make no attempt to escort him out. James Queally, Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2024 The rental-spec dash and door-panel graining and gloss make no attempt to hide the truck's hard-plastic composition. Dan Edmunds, Car and Driver, 21 Apr. 2023 Employee productivity in diverse workplaces is 12% higher than in businesses that make no attempt to be inclusive. Candice Georgiadis, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023 Employee productivity in diverse workplaces is 12% higher than in businesses that make no attempt to be inclusive. Candice Georgiadis, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023 The rental-spec dash and door-panel graining and gloss make no attempt to hide the truck's hard-plastic composition. Dan Edmunds, Car and Driver, 21 Apr. 2023 The duo make no attempt to explain what quantum theory of gravity and cosmology might make certain universes common or rare. Charlie Wood, Quanta Magazine, 17 Nov. 2022 However, our current AI either make no attempt to escape or lack the ability to break out of simulations. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 5 May 2022 There are Israeli soldiers nearby who make no attempt to interfere and who leave the area while the pogrom is going on. David Shulman, The New York Review of Books, 10 Feb. 2022

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“Make no attempt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20no%20attempt. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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