N at n
The 'attempt' group
These nouns refer to attempts to do or get something.
Their attempt at a second honeymoon in Europe was a disaster.
Despite being forced to resign, he may one day get another chance at the leadership.
The preposition at is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
attempt bash chance crack effort go shot stab tilt try
What was needed now was a sustained effort at making sanctions work.
He has made an interesting stab at creating a Budget that clearly differentiates the two parties.