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Dictionary French English: try

Translation 1 - 37 of 37

NOUN   a try | tries
VERB  to try | tried | tried ... 
SYNO   to essay | to examine | to prove ... 
essayer (qc.)
to try (sth.)
sport essai {m} [rugby]try
essai {m} [tentative]try
2 Words: Verbs
faire des effortsto try hard
expérimenterto try out
essayer qc. [mettre]to try sth. on
3 Words: Verbs
faire un essai avec qn./ give sb./sth. a try
essayer give sth. a try [coll.]
s'évertuerto try one's best
tenter sa chanceto try one's luck
ne pas mesurer ses effortsto try one's utmost
se renouvelerto try something new
tâcher de faire try to do sth.
tenter de faire qc. [essayer]to try to do sth.
faire oublier try to forget sth.
quêter qc. [sourire]to try to get sth.
chercher à comprendre try to understand sth.
4 Words: Others
loc. 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 try desperately to do sth.
s'accrocher pour faire qc. [fam.]to try hard to do sth.
s'essayer à try one's hand at sth. [idiom]
loc. ménager la chèvre et le chouto try to please everyone
5+ Words: Others
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 intercede with sb. to try to obtain sth.
évertuer à faire try one's best to do sth.
s'évertuer à faire try one's best to do sth.
loc. se tuer à faire try one's guts out to do sth.
tâter de tous les métiersto try one's hand at all kinds of jobs
s'essayer à faire try one's hand at doing sth.
fin. pol. vouloir la perte de try to bring about sb.'s downfall
pol. faire du prosélytisme politiqueto try to convert people to one's politics
chercher un faux-fuyantto try to evade the issue
rivaliser avec ses voisinsto try to keep up with the Joneses [coll.]
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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