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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytry on
he/she/ittries on
present participletrying on
past tensetried on
past participletried on
  1. 1
    to put on a piece of clothing in order to see how it looks and whether it fits
    What a lovely dress! Why don’t you try it on?
  2. 3
    try something on for size
    1. b.
      to try something to see if it is suitable
      If you think that game’s easy, try this one on for size.
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