try englannista suomeksi
koetella, testata, kokeilla
To divide; to separate.
1590, (w), ''(w)'', II.vii:
- euery feend his busie paines applide, / To melt the golden metall, ready to be tride.
To winnow; to sift; to pick out; frequently followed by ''out''.
To test, to work out.
To make an experiment. Usually followed by a present participle.
To put to test.
1922, (w), ''Miss Mapp'', Mapp/Chapter III89|p. 89:
- “So mousie shall only find tins on the floor now,” thought Miss Mapp. “Mousie shall try his teeth on tins.”
To prove by experiment; to apply a test to, for the purpose of determining the quality; to examine; to prove; to test.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-2)
To put on trial.
1900, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter I:
- The murderer, he recalled, had been tried and sentenced to imprisonment for life, but was pardoned by a merciful governor after serving a year of his sentence.
1987, (w), trans. Ehssan Javan, “It Didn’t Quite Work Out—2” in ''The Ayatollah and I'':
- I sit in front of the mirror and try myself. I am no impartial judge, otherwise I would have had myself executed several times over by now.
To experiment, to strive.
To have or gain knowledge of by experience.
- Try the Libyan heat or Scythian cold.
To work on something.
To do; to fare.
To settle; to decide; to determine; specifically, to decide by an appeal to arms.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)
To lie to in heavy weather under just sufficient sail to head into the wind.
To strain; to subject to excessive tests.
''I am really not trying to hear you talk about my mama like that.''
''I gave unicycling a try but I couldn’t do it''.
An act of tasting or sampling.
''I gave sushi a try but I didn’t like it''.
''Today I scored my first try''.
A screen, or sieve, for grain.
1596, (w), ''The Faerie Queene'', V.2:
- But he her suppliant hands, those hands of gold, / And eke her feete, those feete of silver trye, … Chopt off ….