I've attempted the method that Viet told me about five times, but it never worked.
Apparently Viet's follower tried to escape from prison.
Tofugu is looking for someone who always tries to do something new.
This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means try so the verb vocab version is to try or to attempt.
You know how when you try to do something you put your whole heart into it? Well, think of that in Japanese. You put your whole 心 (こころ) into it.