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gain (GAYN) (verb)
1. To come into possession or use of something; to acquire: Andrew strived to gain a small fortune in real estate just before the financial bubble burst.
2. To attain in competition or struggle; to win: Carl's team tried to gain a decisive victory over the opposing athletic team.
3. To obtain through effort or merit; to achieve: Shelby wanted to gain recognition with her volunteer work as an educational tutor.
gainly (GAYN'li) (adjective)
Graceful, pleasing, shapely: Justin was described as a gainly youth with dark hair and blue eyes.

As a gainly guy, Joseph tried to gain Karin's attention through his efforts to gain the last goal at the game.

In fact, he tried to gain an outstanding recognition from his coach and team members for his efforts, too.