concerted effort : Common Errors in English

About concerted effort

One cannot make a “concerted effort” all by one’s self. To work “in concert” is to work together with others. One can, however, make a concentrated effort. The prefix “con-” means “with.”

concerted effort in News

  1. Sparring S.African mine unions sit down for talks

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Senior South African ministers, mining bosses and union leaders met on Friday in the most concerted effort yet to end 18 months of labour strife and violence that has hit growth in Africa's biggest economy. Critically, leaders of both the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), an ally of the ruling African National Congress, and rival Association of Mineworkers and ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Newton says Panthers RBs need to be more involved

    Newton said that means a concerted effort to get the running backs involved early in games.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: ABC11 Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville

  3. Regional Hershey’s track meet attracts almost 100 contestants; state meet is at Cleveland High June 29

    Thanks to a concerted effort by the Rio Rancho Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department to promote the annual Hershey’s Track and Field Meet, 101 youngsters showed up at the... Read more »
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Albuquerque Journal

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