❶〔計画する〕plan ((to do))；〔試みる〕attempt ((to do))
They are planning ways to expand their market.
He tried to recover his lost standing.
She attempted suicide.
work for the good of the public／serve the public interest
try to advance one's own interests
「aim at [strive for] an early settlement of the matter
I will do everything 「I can [within my power] to help you.
「Quite unexpectedly [To our surprise], the tables were turned at the last moment.