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noun [countable] try pronunciation in British English /traɪ/
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  1. 1
    an attempt to do something
    It was a good try, but it missed the goal.
    first/second etc try (=at the first/second etc attempt): Charlie passed his driving test on his first try.
    be worth a try: There are no guarantees it will work, but it’s worth a try.
    give something a try: ‘I can’t lift it.’ ‘Here, let me give it a try.’
    have a try: I’ll have a try – I’m pretty good at fixing things.


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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