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They're on trial for armed robbery.
He remains in prison awaiting trial on major fraud charges.
The drug is now undergoing clinical trials.
The system will operate for a six-month trial period.
We've installed the new system on a trial basis.
She wanted a trial separation but he insisted on a divorce.
She writes about the trials of life on the American frontier.
The Olympic trials are to be held next week.
I figured out how to use the new software by a process of trial and error.
They soon came to learn about the trials and tribulations of parenthood.
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