Wehr Wednesdays #130

A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.


نصبوا أنفسهم لـ (anfusahum) they made every effort in order to…, they struggled hard to…


Root: ن-ص-ب

Page: 1136*

Example: “نَصَبوا أَنفُسَهُم لِلحِفاظِ على ثَقافَاتِهِم المُهَدَّدةِ بِالاِنقِراض”

Translation: “they made every effort in order to preserve their endangered cultures”


Notes:

  • In Wehr Wednesdays #91, we looked at another phrase from this root: جعله/وضعه نصب عينيه.

Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:


* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition

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