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Definizione monolingua e traduzione try



Inglese grammatica

try


Verb

try (third-person singular simple present tries, present participle trying, simple past and past participle tried)


  1. To attempt. Followed by infinitive.
    I tried to rollerblade, but I couldn’t.
    Ill come to dinner soon. Im trying to beat this level first.
  2. (obsolete) To separate (precious metal etc.) from the ore by melting; to purify, refine.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vii:
      euery feend his busie paines applide, / To melt the golden metall, ready to be tride.
  3. To make an experiment. Usually followed by a present participle.
    I tried mixing more white paint to get a lighter shade.
  4. To work on something.
    You are trying too hard.
  5. To put to test.
    I shall try my skills on this
    You are trying my patience.
  6. To taste, sample, etc.
    Try this—you’ll love it.
  7. To put on trial.
    He was tried and executed.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I
      The murderer, he recalled, had been tried and sentenced to imprisonment for life, but was pardoned by a merciful governor after serving a year of his sentence.
  8. (nautical) To lie to in heavy weather under just sufficient sail to head into the wind.
Noun

Wikipedia try (plural tries)


  1. An attempt.
    I gave unicycling a try but I couldn’t do it.
  2. An act of tasting or sampling.
    I gave sushi a try but I didn’t like it.
  3. (rugby) A score in rugby, analogous to a touchdown in American football.
    Today I scored my first try.
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, BBC Sport:
      But two penalties and a drop-goal from Jonny Wilkinson, despite a host of other wayward attempts, plus a late try from Chris Ashton were enough to send a misfiring England through.
Traduzione italiano provare |cercare |tentare |prova |assaggiare |tentativo |meta |affaticare |affliggere |assaporare |cimentare |collaudare |esperimentare |giudicare |guardare |gustare |processare |saggiare |sentire |sperimentare |studiare |verificare |


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