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try sth for size

UK (US try sth on for size) to ​test something or to ​think about an ​idea in ​order to ​decide if it ​works or if you can use it
(Definition of try sth for size from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “try sth for size”
in Chinese (Simplified) 试用…看是否可用, 考虑…看是否合适…
in Chinese (Traditional) 試用…看是否可用, 考慮…看是否合適…
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