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I know she’s not very helpful, but she does try.
Don’t try any of your tricks with me!
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 best. I’m sure you’ll be fine.
We’ll just have to try harder next time.
He was trying desperately not to laugh.
Jamie tried and tried and eventually he got a job.
He tried seven different colours before finding the right one.
I want to try playing tennis this spring.
Try adding cornflour to thicken the sauce a bit.
The drug isn’t ready to be tried on humans yet.
Try this pair for size – they look about right.
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 25th August.
He was tried for murder and found guilty.
If we lose this match, it won’t be for want of trying.
Try as he might, he could not forget.
I’ve always wanted to try my hand at writing a novel.
This is the British English definition of try. View American English definition of try.