Most of what I was trying to do,” he told the Times in 2007, “was rejected.
If this is trying to help the poor, then what Putin is doing in Russia is pro-gay.
But a new crop of famous-from-birth models are trying to make it on their own…and they deserve to be taken seriously.
Ryan accused Obama of trying to “dodge and demagogue” the debt problem he created.
In Manhattan Thursday, President Barack Obama will hold a glitzy pep rally of sorts for Democrats trying to weather the storm.
I thought once or twice there was something fishy—she was trying it on.
"Another tribe is trying to break into our land," he said to himself.
I remained in Winchester about two weeks trying to make arrangements.
And this we are trying to do in negotiations with the Soviet Union.
Don Ramon will be for trying to get her off the rocks when he hears how she lies.
c.1300, "examine judiciously, sit in judgment of," from Anglo-French trier (late 13c.), from Old French trier "to pick out, cull" (12c.), from Gallo-Romance *triare, of unknown origin. The ground sense is "separate out (the good) by examination." Meaning "to test" is first recorded mid-14c.; that of "attempt to do" is from early 14c. Sense of "to subject to some strain" (of patience, endurance, etc.) is recorded from 1530s. Trying "distressing" is first attested 1718. To try (something) on for size in the figurative sense is recorded from 1956.