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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 試みる (kokoromiru)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 試みる (kokoromiru)

Kana: こころみる
Kanji: 試みる
Romaji: kokoromiru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to try, to attempt, to have a go (at something)
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

現在の事態が、バーレーンの長期的な進歩を妨げることになる誤った針路を離れ、政治と経済による正しい針路を行くよう、できることはすべて試みるでしょう。
genzai no jitai ga, baareen no choukiteki na shinpo o samatageru koto ni naru ayamatta shinro o hanare, seiji to keizai ni yoru tadashii shinro o iku you, dekiru koto wa subete kokoromiru deshou.
We will do everything we can to try to move this off the wrong track, which we believe is going to undermine long-term progress in Bahrain, to the right track, which is the political and economic track.

彼らはカリフォルニア州と同じようにムンバイや上海にも進んで投資を試みていた。
karera wa kariforunia shuu to onaji youni munbai ya shanhai ni mo susunde toushi o kokoromite ita.
They would just as readily invest in Mumbai or Shanghai as in California.

試みる (kokoromiru)

メディチ家より前にも似たような事業を試みた者はいたのだが、メディチ家は世界ではじめて、金融面における成功によって一族の高い地位と権力を手中にし、それを継承していった。
medichike yori mae ni mo nita you na jigyou o kokoromita mono wa ita no da ga, medichike wa sekai de hajimete, kin’yuu men ni okeru seikou ni yotte ichizoku no takai chii to kenryoku o shuchuu ni shi, sore o keishou shite itta.
Though others had tried before them, the Medici were the first ones to make the transition from financial success to hereditary status and power.

わたしは敵兵の遺体に身を隠そうと試みた。
watashi wa tekihei no itai ni mi o kakusou to kokoromita.
I tried to cover myself with dead enemy bodies.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 试图 (shìtú)
Korean: 시도 (sido)

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