One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the directors of almost all the parks are making every effort to draw in visitors with new attractions’
try hard, strive, aim, aspire, venture, undertake, seek, make an effort, spare no effort, exert oneself, do one's best, do all one can, do one's utmost, attempt, give one's all, labour, work, toil, strain, struggle, apply oneself
informal bend over backwards, fall over backwards, lean over backwards, go all out, give it one's best shot, pull out all the stops, bust a gut, do one's damnedest, go for broke, knock oneself out, break one's neck, move heaven and earth
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