effort to secure

See: chase, pursuit
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If the enemy sees an advantage to be gained and makes no effort to secure it, the soldiers are exhausted.
At one time also he largely devoted his efforts to a partly successful attack on the wastefulness and corruption of the government; and his generous effort to secure just treatment of Ireland and the Catholics was pushed so far as to result in the loss of his seat as member of Parliament from Bristol.
Simon Thomas, joint administrator, said: "We have made every effort to secure a buyer for all or part of the company's business.
Libyan officials, including the President of the Libyan Parliament and the charge d'affaires of the Libyan Embassy to Tunisia expressed their regret for this case and promised to make every effort to secure the release of the two abducted Tunisian journalists, reports the same statement.
Summary: Laenser briefed representatives at the Lower House about the government's strategy in terms of fighting organized transnational crime and protecting borders against infiltrations, saying that Morocco spares no effort to secure its borders and takes preventive measures in this respect.
The federal government's effort to secure the border is "puny," Gov.
Flotilla partners insist that their governments take preemptive action to assure that Israel will not use force to interfere with this peaceful international effort to secure Palestinian human rights, human dignity and humanitarian assistance,' Free Gaza said in a press release on its website Monday.
Antelope Valley leaders must make the effort to secure one of those, Runner said.
Oh for a fraction of this effort to secure what the citizens really want.
Crisscrossing turn-of-the-twentieth-century America from his base in Seattle in an effort to secure funding, he was the Don King of his day--selling out Carnegie Hall, in 1911, with his "musicale" based on native cultures; garnering meetings with his backer, J.
The Pakistani government said Monday said it is making every effort to secure the release of a Pakistani citizen taken hostage by an armed group in Iraq but reaffirmed its policy of not acceding to the demands of hostage takers.
Since their acquisition of EAB Plaza, Galaxy LI Associates has made a determined effort to secure the renewal of Farrell Fritz," said Mr.