try hard

See: attempt
References in classic literature ?
After the crows had gone I thought this over, and decided I would try hard to get some brains.
BY KAREN ROCKETT HOLLYWOOD hardman Bruce Willis has to try hard with a vengeance not to look scared on a Disney white-knuckle ride.
Following the hit 2016 movie starring Welsh-actor Taron Egerton along with Hugh Jackman, and the subsequent renewed interest in his life, Eddie will tour 17 UK theatres in Try Hard - his debut 'audience with' style theatre show.
Much as the Kuwaiti team will try hard to have a second victory and increase its opportunity to cruise into the semi-finals, the UAE will surely seek their first one so as to keep chances to qualify and defend the title.
Each time we get to a new city, I try hard to get on with people but it doesn't come to anything.
It will be a very good experience and I am sure I will learn a lot from the England team but will try hard to give them a tough time too.
And maybe, as we carry out our busyness, we can try hard to smell the fragrance of Jesus' burial.
And you'd try hard to make your purchase at a discount, like most people do when they buy everyday items.
Individuals who try hard and still do not succeed achieve victim status, a status that, among the egalitarians, is akin to sainthood.
I really do think it's the calling of this congregation to try hard to be a church that has, as we call it, "an extravagant welcome.