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Translation of "try" - English-Spanish dictionary

try

verb /trai/ ( past tense, past participle tried)
to attempt or make an effort (to do, get etc) intentar He tried to answer the questions Let’s try and climb that tree! to test; to make an experiment (with) in order to find out whether something will be successful, satisfactory etc probar She tried washing her hair with a new shampoo Try one of these sweets. to judge (someone or their case) in a court of law juzgar, procesar The prisoners were tried for murder. to test the limits of; to strain poner a prueba You are trying my patience. trier noun a person who keeps on trying, who does not give up persona perseverante/aplicada He’s not very good, but he’s a trier. trying adjective difficult; causing strain or anxiety difícil; molesto, latoso Having to stay such a long time in hospital must be very trying. (of people) stretching one’s patience to the limit; annoying pesado She’s a very trying woman! try on phrasal verb to put on (clothes etc) to see if they fit probarse She tried on a new hat. try out phrasal verb to test (something) by using it probar, experimentar We are trying out new teaching methods.
(Definition of try from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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