Übersetzung von “try” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /traɪ/ us /trɑɪ/ present participle trying, past tense and past participle tried

A2 to attempt to do something

I tried to open the window but couldn’t.

B1 to do, test, taste, etc. something to discover if it works or if you like it

I tried that recipe you gave me last night.
noun uk /traɪ/ us /trɑɪ/ plural tries

an attempt to do something

intento, tentativa

(Übersetzung von “try” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /trai/ (past tense, past participle tried)

to attempt or make an effort (to do, get etc)

He tried to answer the questions
Let’s try and climb that tree!

to test; to make an experiment (with) in order to find out whether something will be successful, satisfactory etc

She tried washing her hair with a new shampoo
Try one of these sweets.

to judge (someone or their case) in a court of law

juzgar, procesar
The prisoners were tried for murder.

to test the limits of; to strain

poner a prueba
You are trying my patience.
trier noun

a person who keeps on trying, who does not give up

persona perseverante/aplicada
He’s not very good, but he’s a trier.
trying adjective

difficult; causing strain or anxiety

difícil; molesto, latoso
Having to stay such a long time in hospital must be very trying.

(of people) stretching one’s patience to the limit; annoying

She’s a very trying woman!
try on phrasal verb

to put on (clothes etc) to see if they fit

She tried on a new hat.
try out phrasal verb

to test (something) by using it

probar, experimentar
We are trying out new teaching methods.

(Übersetzung von “try” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)