make an effort or attempt (to do sth); endeavour
put a severe test to; stretch almost to limit; cause to suffer, annoy, etc.
inquire into (a case) in a court of law
an attempt to do sth
"made an effort to cover all the reading material"
"wished him luck in his endeavor"
"she gave it a good try"
"He tried to shake off his fears"
"The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"
"The police attempted to stop the thief"
"He sought to improve himself"
"She always seeks to do good in the world"
"This approach has been tried with good results"
"Test this recipe"
"The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"
"The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
"Try these new crackers"
"Sample the regional dishes"
"The jury had heard all the evidence"
"The case will be tried in California"
"I've been sorely tried by these students"
"You are trying my patience!"
"try the yak butter"
"render fat in a casserole"
"Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
Even that was a lot to expect but it was worth a try.
出自： W. Golding
A bad driver failing to back into a parking spacesten tries and no luck.
出自： S. Bellow
A crisis..convinced me to give psychoanalysis a try.
出自： B. Bettelheim
A murder case which was being tried.
出自： W. March
He tried after the post of secretary, but was too late to be considered for it.
无论你做什么,都要尽力而为。 try one's best to-v
He tried his best to help us.
Now that the decision has been made, we must try our best to carry it out.
Let's try our best to get the task fulfilled ahead of schedule.
He tried his best to verify this theory.
She tried her best to be calm.
He'll be trying for the 3000 metre title at the coming school track-and-field meet.
With a school record like yours I'm puzzled why you didn't try for a university scholarship.
我不明白你有这样的学习成绩为什么不申请大学奖学金。 try it for size
This is a sixty. Try it for size.
I'm sure this coat will suit you,Madam, why don't you try it for size?
We won't be able to tell what skills the man has until we try him out.
The government is trying out various new types of computers.
Before I purchase that car,I'd like to try it out.
We won't know if the plan is good till we have tried it out.
This new engine must be thoroughly tried out before being put on the market.
I should not like to express an opinion on the plan until it has been tried out.
The idea seems good, but it needs to be tried out.
这想法似乎很好,但要经过彻底试验。 try out for sth
They tried out for the football team.
Are you going to try out for the volleyball team?
误 It is a mistake to try and force compliance with a regulation that is so unpopular.
正 It is a mistake to try to force compliance with a regulation that is so unpopular.
析 try and force常用于口语,听起来比较随便,不够庄重; 而try to force是比较正式的。