trying Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"trying" in British English

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tryingadjective

uk   us   /ˈtraɪ.ɪŋ/
annoying and ​difficult: I had a very trying ​day at ​work. He can be trying at ​times.
(Definition of trying from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trying" in American English

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tryingadjective

 us   /ˈtrɑɪ·ɪŋ/
annoying; irritating : Most ​peoplefind him very trying. Julie’s having a trying ​time at ​worklately.
(Definition of trying from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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