Cause and effect 2

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a determined effort
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a very serious and thorough effort
Mike has been making a determined effort to save money.
a concerted effort
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a determined effort, usually made by several people working together
We made a concerted effort to make all our deadlines this week.
a joint effort
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done by two or more people
I couldn't have done it on my own - it was truly a joint effort.
a team effort
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done by a group of people
The manager congratulated the sales force on their mignificent team effort.
a valiant effort
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a brave effort in the face of great dificulty
Meena has made a valiant effort to keep up with work despite her illness.
strenuous efforts
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attempts requiring a lot of effort or energy
Strenuous efforts were made to prevent the story from reaching the papers
give it one's best shot
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make an attempt that is worthy of admiration
Although Kerry didn't succeed in breaking the record, he gave it his best shot.
an abortive attempt
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(formal) failed attempts
They made several abortive attempts to climb the mountain.
physical exertion
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hard physical effort
I'm exhausted - I am not used to so much physical exertion.
a hard slog
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(informal) hard work
It was a hard slog making my thesis finished on time but I made it.
an uphill struggle
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(informal) a lot of effort with no certainty of success
It’ll be un uphill struggle persuading the boss to make the changes you want.
___ sb's warnings
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listen to
If you follow our advice and heed our warnings
____ the rewards
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be rewarded
we guarantee you will reap the rewards of your efforts
____to failure
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sure to fail
Those who ignore our advice tend to find their career is doomed to failure
____your hopes on
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rely on
don't pin your hopes on good luck
___ the test of time
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been proved successfull over a long period of time
Our methods have stood the test of time
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Mass unemployment is believed to be the root cause of the riots.
main cause
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primary cause
Virus is a primary cause of this type of cancer.
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It would take time for the reforms to produce the desired effect.
to have a ____ effect
indirect result
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Delays to flights have had a knock-on effect on departures.
___ effects
negative results
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Children are not expected to suffer any long term ill effects.
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Makes others feel angry and unhappy.
If teachers show favouritism, it breeds resentment.
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caused people to suspect
The photo prompted speculation that she may be pregnant.
______sth obsolete
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caused to be no longer used
Email has rendered the fax machine obsolete.
___the wheels___
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set the wheels in motion
make sth start to happen
You can set the wheels in motion by filling in this form.
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cause a lot of damage to
This wind will wreak havoc with my flowers.
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informal, make angry or upset
It is enough to drive anyone crazy.
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cause serious problems
The strike could spell disaster for the country.
very powerful reason
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compelling reason
There must have been some compelling reason surely
very serious consequences
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He must have known there'd be dire consequences.
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___ an explanation
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____ the consequences
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