try

  • 1 try to — try and, try to 1. Try, like come and go, can be followed by and + verb instead of by a to infinitive: • Try and survive, try and live with the system Gerald Seymour, 1983. This use is somewhat more informal than the construction with to, and… …

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  • 2 Try — «Try» Сингл P!nk из альбома The Truth About Love Сторон …

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  • 3 Try — Try, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {tried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trying}.] [OE. trien to select, pick out, F. trier to cull, to out, LL. tritare to triturate (hence the sense of, to thresh, to separate the grain from the straw, to select), L. terere, tritum,… …

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  • 4 try — ► VERB (tries, tried) 1) make an attempt or effort to do something. 2) (also try out) test (something new or different) in order to see if it is suitable, effective, or pleasant. 3) attempt to open (a door), contact (someone), etc. 4) (try on)… …

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  • 5 try — [trī] vt. tried, trying [ME trien < OFr trier < ? VL * tritare, to cull out, grind < L tritus, pp. of terere, to rub, thresh grain: see TRITE] 1. Obs. to separate; set apart 2. a) to melt or render (fat, etc.) to get (the oil) b) to… …

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  • 6 try — vt tried, try·ing [Anglo French trier to choose, sort, ascertain, examine judicially, from Old French, to choose, sort] 1: to examine or investigate judicially no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United… …

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  • 7 try — interj. kartojant nusakomas smarkus dūdavimas, trimitavimas: Padūduok, Jonai. – Nemoku, ponai. – Bizūnas Jonui. – Try try try ponui LLDI145(Dgč). Trimitas try try try, tū tū tū Tršk …

    Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • 8 try — [n] attempt all one’s got*, best shot*, bid, crack*, dab, effort, endeavor, essay, fling*, go*, jab*, pop*, shot*, slap*, stab*, striving, struggle, trial, undertaking, whack*, whirl*; concepts 87,677 Ant. abstention try [v1] attempt aim, aspire …

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  • 9 try it on — (informal) To attempt to do something risky or audacious to see how far one can go unscathed • • • Main Entry: ↑try * * * Brit., informal attempt to deceive or seduce someone he was trying it on with my wife ■ deliberately test someone s patience …

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  • 10 Try — Try, v. i. 1. To exert strength; to endeavor; to make an effort or an attempt; as, you must try hard if you wish to learn. [1913 Webster] 2. To do; to fare; as, how do you try! [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Try — Try, a. [Cf. {Try}, v. t.] Refined; select; excellent; choice. [Obs.] Sugar that is try. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Try Me — may refer to:* Try Me (song), a 1958 song recorded by James Brown and The Famous Flames * Try Me (album), a 1994 album by Rosie Gaines * Try Me Records, a record label founded by James Brown …

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  • 13 Try 'N' B — Try ’N’ B war eine von Frank Farian 1992 gegründete Popgruppe, die aus den Sängern und Sängerinnen Ray Horton, Gina Mohammed, Kevin Weatherspoon und Tracy Ganser bestand. Keiner von den genannten Gruppenmitgliedern sang auf dem ersten Milli… …

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  • 14 try on — / try out [v] evaluate, test appraise, audition, check out, demonstrate, experiment, fit, give a try, have a dry run*, have a fitting*, inspect, practice, probe, prove, put into practice, put to the test, sample, scrutinize, taste, try for size,… …

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  • 15 Try — Try, n. 1. A screen, or sieve, for grain. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. Act of trying; attempt; experiment; trial. [1913 Webster] This breaking of his has been but a try for his friends. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. In Rugby and… …

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  • 16 Try — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …

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  • 17 try — [traɪ] verb tried PTandPP [transitive usually passive] to examine and judge a legal case, or someone who is thought to be guilty of a crime in a court: • Savings and loan directors are being tried for fraud. * * * try UK US /traɪ/ verb [T] LAW ►… …

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  • 18 try it — try to do it, try your hand at    After I sing the song, you try it. See if you can sing it …

    English idioms

  • 19 Try! — est le premier album, enregistré en concert, du John Mayer Trio, sorti en novembre 2005. Le trio comprend John Mayer (chanteur et guitariste), Pino Palladino (bassiste) et Steve Jordan (batteur). Il a été sélectionné pour la 49e cérémonie… …

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  • 20 try — (v.) c.1300, examine judiciously, sit in judgment of, from Anglo Fr. trier (late 13c.), from O.Fr. trier to pick out, cull (12c.), from Gallo Romance *triare, of unknown origin. The ground sense is separate out (the good) by examination. Meaning… …

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