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To make an effort or attempt
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“He didn't even try to listen to my side of the story.”
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To experiment or test
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“I have seen a lot of therapists who try different kinds of treatment.”
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To give pain, affliction, or vexation to
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“As it is, literally having to watch paint dry starts to sorely try the patience.”
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To bring before a judge
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“The information is invalid, and this Court has no jurisdiction to try the issue arising therefrom.”
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(in sport) To score a point when an object is placed into an area designated for such an activity
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Bring action against in court
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To have intentions for a given outcome
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To make emotionally sad or depressed
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To take a risk or chance on
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To become involved or associated with
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To accept responsibility for (doing) something
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To have an experience of
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To make a formal application or request
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To do repeatedly so as to become skilled
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To direct one's hopes or ambitions towards achieving something
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Provide evidence to support or prove the truth of
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Try, sample
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To punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
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To engage in a competition or contest
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Have the courage to do something
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Have recourse to
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To feel or manipulate with the hands
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Noun
An attempt or effort towards an endeavor
“I finally managed to stay upright on my third try at snowboarding.”
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A trial or experiment
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“He decided that the results were not what he expected after a try.”
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A goal in football
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A disagreement or quarrel
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A undertaking, typically one that involves risk
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A proposal, application, or other document presented for consideration or judgement
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A brief experience of something, conveying its basic character
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