try+to+find

  • 1try to find — index hunt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2try and — try and, try to 1. Try, like come and go, can be followed by and + verb instead of by a to infinitive: • Try and survive, try and live with the system Gerald Seymour, 1983. This use is somewhat more informal than the construction with to, and… …

    Modern English usage

  • 3try to — try and, try to 1. Try, like come and go, can be followed by and + verb instead of by a to infinitive: • Try and survive, try and live with the system Gerald Seymour, 1983. This use is somewhat more informal than the construction with to, and… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4Find The Maniacci (game) — Find The Maniacci (also more simply known as Maniacci and commonly pronounced MAH nee AH ch) is a card game for two to ten people, which makes it a perfect party game. The object of the game is to find the Maniacci , the name of the ten of clubs …

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  • 5try — try1 W1S1 [traı] v past tense and past participle tried present participle trying third person singular tries ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(attempt)¦ 2¦(test/use)¦ 3¦(food/drink)¦ 4¦(try to find somebody/something)¦ 5¦(door/window)¦ 6¦( …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6try — 1 /traI/ verb 1 ATTEMPT (I, T) to attempt to do or get something: try to do sth: Don t shout at him; he s only trying to help. | try sth: Roberts tried a shot at goal. | try and do sth: You must try and control your temper. | try: Tim may not be… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7find —    1. to steal    The pretence is as old as stealing, as in the obsolete Scottish phrase find a thing where the Highlander found the tongs, Spoken when boys have pick d something and pretend they found it . (Kelly, 1721 to Lowlanders the… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 8try — [trī] vt. tried, trying [ME trien < OFr trier < ? VL * tritare, to cull out, grind < L tritus, pp. of terere, to rub, thresh grain: see TRITE] 1. Obs. to separate; set apart 2. a) to melt or render (fat, etc.) to get (the oil) b) to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart — Single par Alicia Keys extrait de l’album The Element of Freedom Face B Lover Man Sortie 17 novembre 2009 Enregistrement 2009 Durée 4:09 (album version) …

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  • 10try your hand at something — phrase to do an activity for the first time in order to find out whether you like it or are good at it I’ve always wanted to try my hand at writing a novel. Thesaurus: to start doing something new or differentsynonym Main entry: try …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11try one's hand at — 1. To attempt 2. To test one s prowess at • • • Main Entry: ↑hand * * * attempt to do (something) for the first time, typically in order to find out if one is good at it a chance to try your hand at the ancient art of drystone walling …

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  • 12Find Me — is a memoir written by comedian, actress, and talk show host Rosie O Donnell. It was published in 2002. The book, which reached number two on the New York Times bestseller list, is, at heart, a remembrance of O Donnell s troubled childhood. It… …

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  • 13try — try1 [ traı ] (past tense and past participle tried [ traıd ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to attempt to do something: Don t try any of your tricks with me! I know she s not very helpful, but she does try. try to do something: Just… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14try — I UK [traɪ] / US verb Word forms try : present tense I/you/we/they try he/she/it tries present participle trying past tense tried UK [traɪd] / US past participle tried *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to attempt to do something I know she s… …

    English dictionary

  • 15try*/*/*/ — [traɪ] (past tense and past participle tried [traɪd] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to attempt to do something Owen tried a shot at goal, but the ball went wide.[/ex] Just try your best. I m sure you ll be fine.[/ex] We ll just have to try harder next… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16Try Sutrisno — Infobox Vice President | name = Try Sutrisno caption = order =6th Vice President of Indonesia term start =March 1993 term end =March 1998 president =Suharto predecessor =Sudharmono successor =Jusuf Habibie birth date =Birth date and… …

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  • 17try — /truy/, v., tried, trying, n., pl. tries. v.t. 1. to attempt to do or accomplish: Try it before you say it s simple. 2. to test the effect or result of (often fol. by out): to try a new method; to try a recipe out. 3. to endeavor to evaluate by… …

    Universalium

  • 18try - attempt — Both these words are used as verbs or nouns. The other forms of try are tries, trying, tried. ◊ try used as a verb If you try to do something, you make an effort to do it. My sister tried to cheer me up. He was trying his best to understand. You… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19try — v. & n. v. ( ies, ied) 1 intr. make an effort with a view to success (often foll. by to + infin.; colloq. foll. by and + infin.: tried to be on time; try and be early; I shall try hard). Usage: Use with and is uncommon in the past tense and in… …

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  • 20try — [c]/traɪ / (say truy) verb (tried, trying) –verb (t) 1. to attempt to do or accomplish: it seems easy until you try it. 2. to test the effect or result of: to try a new method. 3. to endeavour to ascertain by experiment: to try one s luck. 4. to… …

    Australian-English dictionary