try sth on Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “try sth on” in the English Dictionary

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try sth on

phrasal verb with try uk   us   /traɪ/ verb
A2 to put on a ​piece of ​clothing to ​discover if it ​fits you or if you like it: Try on the ​shoes to ​see if they ​fit. What a ​gorgeousdress - why don't you ​try it on for ​size (= to ​discover whether it ​fits)?
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(Definition of try sth on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “try sth on”
in Chinese (Simplified) 试穿, 试戴…
in Turkish elbiseyi denemek, prova etmek…
in Russian примерять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 試穿, 試戴…
in Polish przymierzać coś…
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