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Don’t try any of your tricks with me!
I know she’s not very helpful, but she does try.
Just try to stay calm.
I will try and get the report to you today.
She tried talking about it to Steve, but he wouldn’t listen.
Just try your hardest. I’m sure you’ll be fine.
Jamie tried and tried and eventually he got a job.
We’ll just have to try harder next time.
He was trying desperately not to laugh.
He tried seven different colors before finding the right one.
I want to try playing soccer this spring.
Try adding cornstarch to thicken the sauce a bit.
The drug isn’t ready to be tried on humans yet.
Let’s try something different with your hair this time.
“Would you like to go skydiving?” “I’ll try anything once.”
I tried the library for his new book.
Franklin’s case will be tried on August 25th.
He was tried for murder and found guilty.
If we lose this game, it won’t be for lack of trying.
Try as he might, he could not forget.
I’ve always wanted to try my hand at writing a novel.
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