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Pronunciation: /eseje/

Translation of essayer in English:

verbe transitif

verbe intransitif

also: s'essayer verbe pronominal

  • s'essayer à quelque chose
    to have a go at (sport)
    to try one's hand at (art, littérature)
    il s'essaie au théâtre depuis deux ans
    he's been trying his hand at acting for the past two years
    s'essayer à faire
    to try to do
    à ta place je ne m'y essaierais pas
    I wouldn't try it if I were you
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