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Use in varieties of Scots

attempts Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.9 7 11.5 0 0 22.4 0 6.8
Number of occurrences1210 0 0 1 0 1
Number of authors5 1 1

Occurrences of attempts in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
care he seems tae take in his attempts tae swing oantae the shelf. A on page 21
bar. His muscle lappin up the attempts ae pishy humour by this two b on page 182

2 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
e en o trials, "Thur wus some attempts at applause, whuch wus immedi on page 113

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
n law wis nae mair nor ongoin attempts tae subjugate them an dae awa on page 19

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
The Neds, attempts a wee wisecrack, Turns tae he on page 32
es that mak him staun oot, an attempts tae name him hae pruived howp on page 123

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McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
t has syne suffered a wheen o attempts at makkin it whit it is no—
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
pite o the Prime Minister’, attempts tae hoodwink baith people an
lways an the current heidlang attempts tae profitise the NHS, whit i
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ally readin newspapers, their attempts at clandestine loiterin servi
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
aboot the sinks comes oer an attempts tae ingratiate himsel tae Sca
1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
hough there have been various attempts to control it, to render it i
1 matches

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