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  • try hard — index attempt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Try-hard — 1. one who attempts to be like someone: a Madonna try hard ; 2. one who trys, failingly, to gain social acceptance, or to be cool, etc.; 3. of the nature of a try hard; trying unsuccessfully: try hard rock star ; typical try hard stuff …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • try-hard — Australian Slang 1. one who attempts to be like someone: a Madonna try hard ; 2. one who trys, failingly, to gain social acceptance, or to be cool, etc.; 3. of the nature of a try hard; trying unsuccessfully: try hard rock star ; typical try hard …   English dialects glossary

  • try-hard — noun A person usually of little talent who tries hard, especially through imitation, to succeed, usually to gain fame or popularity …   Wiktionary

  • try-hard — /ˈtraɪ had/ (say truy hahd) Colloquial –noun 1. a person who attempts to be successful, especially socially, but does not succeed. –adjective 2. typified by or exemplifying such unsuccessful efforts …  

  • TRY HARD — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Try — Try, v. i. 1. To exert strength; to endeavor; to make an effort or an attempt; as, you must try hard if you wish to learn. [1913 Webster] 2. To do; to fare; as, how do you try! [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • try every trick in the book — try/use/every trick in the book phrase to try or to use every possible method in order to achieve something He tried every trick in the book to persuade her, but she still said no. Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • try to run before you can walk — phrase to try to achieve something very difficult immediately, without first doing more basic things Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym Main entry: run …   Useful english dictionary

  • try — 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

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