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Engelsk navneord: try

1. try (om handling) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMade an effort to cover all the reading material.
Wished him luck in his endeavor.
She gave it a good try.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour

Mindre specifikke termeractivity

Mere specifikke termerbatting, battle, best, bid, contribution, crack, essay, fling, foray, go, liberation, mug's game, nisus, offer, pains, part, pass, play, power play, run, seeking, share, shot, shot, squeeze, squeeze play, stab, strain, striving, struggle, takeover attempt, test, test, trial, trial, whirl, worst

Engelsk udsagnsord: try

1. try (om adfærd) make an effort or attempt

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey try to move

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assay, attempt, essay, seek

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termeract, move

Mere specifikke termeradventure, chance, endeavor, endeavour, fight, gamble, give it a try, give it a try, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, hazard, lay on the line, pick up the gauntlet, put on the line, risk, risk, run a risk, strive, struggle, take a chance, take a dare, take chances

2. try (om adfærd) put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis approach has been tried with good results.
Test this recipe.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)essay, examine, prove, test, try out

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerevaluate, judge, pass judgment

Mere specifikke termercontrol, field-test, float, verify

3. try (om adfærd) put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe football star was tried for the murder of his wife.
The judge tried both father and son in separate trials.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to try the prisoners

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adjudicate, judge

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerdecide, determine, make up one's mind

Mere specifikke termercourt-martial

4. try (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) take a sample of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTry these new crackers.
Sample the regional dishes.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey try more bread

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sample, taste, try out

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerconsume, have, ingest, take, take in

Mere specifikke termerdegust

5. try (om adfærd) examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe jury had heard all the evidence.
The case will be tried in California.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hear

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerexamine, probe

Mere specifikke termerrehear, retry

6. try (om følelse) give pain or trouble to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI've been sorely tried by these students.

Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot try Sue

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeranguish, hurt, pain

7. try (om følelse) test the limits of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou are trying my patience!.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)strain, stress

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerafflict

Mere specifikke termerrack

8. try (om ændring) melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTry the yak butter.
Render fat in a casserole.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)render

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termermelt, melt down, run

Overordnet emneområdecookery, cooking, preparation

9. try (i anatomi) put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTry on this sweater to see how it looks.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey try the cape

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)try on

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerassume, don, get into, put on, wear

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