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English definition of “try out for sth”

try out for sth

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verb uk phrasal verb with try   /traɪ/ us  
to compete for a position in a sports team or a part in a play: Luke's trying out for the college football team.Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sportCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
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