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  • try 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

  • try 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

  • Find 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 …   Wikipedia

  • try — 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

  • try — 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

  • find —    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

  • try — [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

  • Try 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) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • try 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

  • try 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 …   Useful english dictionary

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