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Russian translation of “try”

try

verb
 
 
/traɪ/
ATTEMPT [I] A2 to attempt to do something
пытаться, стараться
[+ to do sth] I tried to open the window but couldn't. Try not to drop anything this time.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
TEST [T] B1 to do, test, taste, etc something to discover if it works or if you like it
пробовать
I tried that recipe you gave me last night. [+ doing sth] Why don't you try using a different shampoo?Testing, checking and experimenting
LAW [T] to examine facts in a court of law to decide if someone is guilty of a crime
судить
[often passive] He was tried for attempted murder.Taking legal action
(Definition of try verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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