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try British & World English

Make an attempt or effort to do something

try English Thesaurus

we've got to try to help him

do one's damnedest British & World English

Do or try one’s utmost

spread one's wings British & World English

Extend one’s activities and interests or start new ones

try me British & World English

Used to suggest that one may be willing to do something unexpected or unlikely

try-on British & World English

An attempt to fool or deceive someone

try-out British & World English

A test of the potential of someone or something, especially in the context of entertainment or sport

college try British & World English

A sincere effort or attempt at performing a difficult, or seemingly impossible, task

penalty try British & World English

A try awarded to a side by the referee when a touchdown is prevented by an offence by the opposition

try it on British & World English

Attempt to deceive or seduce someone

try square British & World English

An implement used to check and mark right angles in constructional work

try one's luck British & World English

Do something that involves risk or luck, hoping to succeed

try for white British & World English

(Under the apartheid system) attempt to pass oneself off as a white person by assimilating oneself into a white community

try for in try British & World English

Attempt to achieve or attain

try one's hand at British & World English

Attempt to do (something) for the first time, typically in order to find out if one is good at it

try something on British & World English

Put on an item of clothing to see if it fits or suits one

try conclusions with British & World English

Engage in a trial of skill or argument with

try out for in try British & World English

Compete or audition for (a post or place on a team)

try me in try British & World English

Used to suggest that one may be willing to do something unexpected or unlikely

try something for size British & World English

Assess whether something is suitable

try something out in try British & World English

Use, test, or do (something new or different) in order to see if it is suitable, effective, or pleasant

I will try anything once British & World English

Used to indicate willingness to do or experience something new

try it on in try British & World English

Attempt to deceive or seduce someone

try something on in try British & World English

Put on an item of clothing to see if it fits or suits one

try one's luck in luck British & World English

Do something that involves risk or luck, hoping to succeed

try for white in try British & World English

(Under the apartheid system) attempt to pass oneself off as a white person by assimilating oneself into a white community

spread one's wings in wing British & World English

Extend one’s activities and interests or start new ones

pushover try in pushover British & World English

A try in which one side in a scrum pushes the ball over the opponents' goal line

try one's hand at in try British & World English

Attempt to do (something) for the first time, typically in order to find out if one is good at it

try something for size in try British & World English

Assess whether something is suitable

try conclusions with in conclusion British & World English

Engage in a trial of skill or argument with

try one's hand in hand English Thesaurus

I would like to try my hand at bonsai

I will try anything once in try British & World English

Used to indicate willingness to do or experience something new

try something out in try English Thesaurus

the scheme has been tried out in 20 local authorities

try something on for size in try British & World English

Assess whether something is suitable

I or he etc. will try anything once in try British & World English

Used to indicate willingness to do or experience something new