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Definitions for attempting
at·tempt·ing

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  1. Attempting

    of Attempt

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'attempting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3845

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attempting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attempting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of attempting in a Sentence

  1. Van Dyke partner:

    When McDonald got to within 12 to 15 feet of the officers, Van Dyke swung the knife toward the officers in an aggressive manner, van Dyke opened fire with Van Dyke handgun and McDonald fell to the ground. Van Dyke continued firing Van Dyke weapon at McDonald as McDonald continued moving on the ground, attempting to get up while still armed with the knife.

  2. Scott Harris:

    Every person who receives a COVID-19 shot is deserving of one and will receive it, as we are determined to make sure that no vaccine is sitting unused on the shelf. We are making every effort to get shots into arms as quickly as possible, the biggest obstacle to vaccination is still the limited vaccine supply. We are attempting to manage expectations because the timeline for receipt of vaccine has not changed and we cannot give people a resource we don’t have yet.

  3. Russell Henley:

    I feel like when I'm playing guitar and I'm having to think about the chords or if I'm attempting to sing, by myself of course, I think it puts my brain in a place where I can't think about anything else, it kind of puts you in that zone where I have to turn the brain off for a little bit, so I hope it helps.

  4. John Carlin:

    I do worry sometimes that the coverage hypes the threat in such a way that it induces the fear that the terrorist is attempting to accomplish, yet, while we continue to address this evolving international threat of violent extremists, we have not lost sight of the domestic terrorism threat posed by other violent extremists.

  5. Butch Arbin:

    I used humor to make the point, i was ONLY looking out for the women of the patrol and was not attempting to put down any group or individual, only maintain a nice facility for the women who choose to use a gender specific facility.

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