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phrasal verb [transitive] American
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytry out for
he/she/ittries out for
present participletrying out for
past tensetried out for
past participletried out for
  1. try out for something to try to become a member of a team or to get a part in a play or film by showing someone how well you can play or perform

    Rita’s trying out for the school play again.

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a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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