Includes tens of thousands of topical, encyclopedic, dictionary, and commentary entries all linked to verses, fully searchable by topic or verse reference. You are trying too hard. Running the car into the shadow of a ruined house, I try to sleep. Try to learn; try to lift a weight. To examine; to make experiment on; to prove by experiment.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary 5. The fire sev'n times tried this. I tried to , but I couldn't. To act upon as a test. V Try is also a noun. Come, try upon yourselves what you have seen me.
I tried mixing more white paint to get a lighter shade. In practice there is little discernible difference in meaning, although there is a difference in formality, with try to being regarded as more formal than try and. When a specific type of exception occurs, a catch block catches the exception. Each try statement has a matching catch statement to handle the exception. You can complete the definition of try for given by the English Cobuild dictionary with other English dictionaries : Wikipedia, Lexilogos, Oxford, Cambridge, Chambers Harrap, Wordreference, Collins Lexibase dictionaries, Merriam Webster. If a catch statement does not match, the runtime system handles the exception. A try is analogous to a touchdown in American and Canadian football, with the major difference being that a try requires the ball be simultaneously touching the ground in the in-goal area and an attacking player who is in the field of play or in-goal.
The past slid from him so easily, he forgot even to try to forget. You can change your cookie settings at any time. If an exception's inner try statement does not have a matching catch statement, subsequent try statement catch handlers are checked. Although occasionally people refer to a try as a 'touchdown', the correct usage for the action is 'grounding the ball'. A try is scored by grounding the ball in the opposition's in-goal area.
Try as she might she could think of no effectual way to begin. In the laws of both forms of rugby, the term touch down formally refers only to grounding the ball by the defensive team in their in-goal. In our 2005 survey, just 55 percent of the Usage Panel accepted the construction in the sentence Why don't you try and see if you can work the problem out for yourselves? To try something on for size in the figurative sense is recorded from 1956. For a complete Scripture study system, try , which includes the unabridged version of this dictionary. We cannot expect to make everyone our friend, but we can try to make no one our enemy. V adv I tried calling him when I got here but he wasn't at home. Rugby union and league differ slightly in defining 'grounding the ball' and the 'in-goal' area.
It's best not to try a new recipe for the first time on such an important occasion. To exert strength; to endeavor; to make an effort; to attempt. V it P, Also V it P with n try out phrasal verb If you try something out, you test it in order to find out how useful or effective it is or what it is like. Origin: From trien, from trier, trier, of uncertain origin. Repeated failures try one's patience.
V P n not pron 1 aim, attempt, bend over backwards informal break one's neck informal bust a gut informal do one's best, do one's damnedest informal endeavour, essay, exert oneself, give it one's all informal give it one's best shot informal go for broke slang go for it informal have a crack informal have a go, have a shot informal have a stab informal have a whack informal knock oneself out informal make an all-out effort informal make an attempt, make an effort, move heaven and earth, rupture oneself informal seek, strive, struggle, undertake Search try for and thousands of other words in English Cobuild dictionary from Reverso. Usually followed by a present participle. Go back and tell them it would take too great a risk to try to fix me. The construction try and is grammatically odd, however, in that it cannot be inflected for tense e. I gave sushi a try but I didn't like it.