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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Effort’. Over 50 Sentences


Effort — US. [ˈefərt], UK. [ˈefət]

Main meanings:

  1. Physical or mental exertion to achieve a goal or accomplish a task.
  2. An attempt or a striving to do something.
  3. A significant attempt or action that requires dedication, energy, and focus.
  4. A deliberate action to achieve a particular result or outcome.


10 simple sentences:

  • She put a lot of effort into her project.
  • Their efforts resulted in success.
  • Did you make any effort to find it?
  • It wasn’t worth the effort.
  • He always gives his best effort.
  • I appreciate your hard work and effort.
  • Was it a wasted effort?
  • We should combine our efforts.
  • She decided to make an extra effort.
  • I won’t put any more effort into this.


The sentences from movies:

Make an effort to answer now. – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

This is only a first, crude effort. – Iron Man (2008)

It’s a good effort. – Dead Poets Society (1989)

Come on, make an effort! – Up (2009)

Milo, put some effort into it! – The Mask (1994)

We need to step up our efforts. – American Gangster (2007)

Top secret, part of the military effort. – A Beautiful Mind (2002)

You’re wasting your efforts. – Man of Steel (2013)

It’s not worth the effort. – A History of Violence (2005)

Then why make such an effort to conceal it? – Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

She’s gonna be quarterbacking the search effort. – The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Mr. Lockwood takes his humanitarian efforts very seriously. – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

Can I be blamed for my efforts? – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

She was making a tremendous effort to look 35. – 12 Angry Men (1957)

Took a lot of effort to get in here to see you. – Watchmen (2009)

Here’s where we concentrate our efforts. – Pacific Rim (2013)

Well, that was an A for effort. – We’re the Millers (2013)

I want you to make an effort to talk nice. – Léon (1994)

He’s making an effort. – Knocked Up (2007)

Please use utmost efforts to conserve fuel. – Greyhound (2020)

A good effort. – Amadeus (1984)

Little something for the effort, maybe. – Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

This little one’s not worth the effort. – Star Wars (1977)

It’s gonna be a very difficult rescue effort. – Unbreakable (2000)

So I will be 100% behind this effort. – Dont Look Up (2021)

Team effort. – The Theory of Everything (2015)

Our entire war effort depends on their turbinium. – Total Recall (1990)

Thank you for all your efforts. – Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

I would make more of an effort if I were you. – The Bourne Legacy (2012)

It’s not worth the effort. – Gone with the Wind (1939)

I put in a lot of effort. – Elemental (2023)

And harnessing their efforts. – Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Well, all this effort to get transferred. – Se7en (1995)

Efforts must be doubled. – American Pie 2 (2001)

Pathetic effort to hog the brownie. – Notting Hill (1999)

Efforts continue around the clock. – Contact (1997)

We must intensify our efforts. – Dark Shadows (2012)

Comrade Stalin is asking for one last effort. – Enemy at the Gates (2001)

You put forth quite an effort. – Old School (2003)

So far, all my efforts to find a cure have failed. – Blade (1998)

It’s important to make an effort sometimes. – Annie Hall (1977)

I appreciate the effort. – Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

So, um, despite all our efforts, she failed to respond. – Contagion (2011)