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Dictionary French English: try

Translation 1 - 69 of 69

NOUN   a try | tries
VERB  to try | tried | tried ... 
SYNO   to essay | to examine | to prove ... 
essayer (qc.)
to try (sth.)
dr. juger qn./qc. [examiner]to try sb./sth.
sport essai {m} [rugby]try
essai {m} [tentative]try
coup {m} d'essaitry
2 Words: Verbs
essayer de faire qc.to try doing sth.
faire des effortsto try hard
expérimenterto try out
lasser la patience de qn.to try sb.'s patience
essayer qc. [mettre]to try sth. on
3 Words: Verbs
sport transformer (un essai) [rugby]to convert (a try) [rugby]
faire un essai avec qn./qc.to give sb./sth. a try
essayer qc.to give sth. a try [coll.]
sport aplatir [au rugby]to score a try
sport marquer un essaito score a try [rugby]
s'évertuerto try one's best
tenter sa chanceto try one's luck
ne pas mesurer ses effortsto try one's utmost
dr. juger qn. pour volto try sb. for theft
se renouvelerto try something new
essayer qc. complètement nouveauto try sth. completely new
faire un effort d'adaptationto try to adapt
se vouloir qc.to try to be sth.
chercher à faire qc.to try to do sth.
essayer de faire qc.to try to do sth.
tâcher de faire qc.to try to do sth.
tenter de faire qc. [essayer]to try to do sth.
faire oublier qc.to try to forget sth.
quêter qc. [sourire]to try to get sth.
se donner de la peine pour qc.to try to get sth.
jouer au plus rusé avec qn.to try to outsmart sb.
chercher à comprendre qc.to try to understand sth.
4 Words: Others
Ça vaut la peine d'essayer.It's worth a try.
4 Words: Verbs
tenter le coupto give it a try [coll.]
s'acharner à faire qc.to try desperately to do sth.
s'accrocher pour faire qc. [fam.]to try hard to do sth.
se retenir de pleurerto try not to cry
s'essayer à qc.to try one's hand at sth. [idiom]
finasser avec qn.to try one's tricks on sb.
faire de l'espritto try to be witty
ménager la chèvre et le chou [loc.]to try to please everyone
redoubler d'ardeurto try twice as hard
5+ Words: Others
Essayons.Let's give it a try.
J'ai beau essayer, je n'y arrive pas.No matter how hard I try, I don't succeed.
5+ Words: Verbs
fin. taper qn. [fam.]to (try to) touch sb. for a loan [coll.]
intervenir auprès de qn. pour qc.to intercede with sb. to try to obtain sth.
entreprendre en vain de faire qc.to try in vain to do sth.
essayer en vain de faire qc.to try in vain to do sth.
évertuer à faire qc.to try one's best to do sth.
s'évertuer à faire qc.to try one's best to do sth.
se tuer à faire qc. [loc.]to try one's guts out to do sth. [idiom]
tâter de tous les métiersto try one's hand at all kinds of jobs
s'essayer à faire qc.to try one's hand at doing sth.
chercher à paraîtreto try to be seen in one's best light
fin. pol. vouloir la perte de qn.to try to bring about sb.'s downfall
essayer de dévier la conversationto try to change the subject
faire du charme à qn. pour qu'il fasse qc.to try to charm sb. into doing sth.
faire son numéro de charme à qn. pour qu'il fasse qc.to try to charm sb. into doing sth.
pol. faire du prosélytisme politiqueto try to convert people to one's politics
chercher un faux-fuyantto try to evade the issue
avoir la main baladeuse avec qn. [loc.]to try to get in someone's pants [idiom]
allumer qn. [séduire]to try to get off with sb. [coll.]
se pousser [fam.] [pour réussir]to try to get on in life
faire de la surenchèreto try to get one up
faire de la surenchèreto try to go one better
rivaliser avec ses voisins [loc.]to try to keep up with the Joneses [coll.] [idiom]
rivaliser d'esprit avec qn.to try to outdo sb. in wit
essayer de raisonner ses enfantsto try to reason with one's children
chercher trop à plaireto try too hard to be liked
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