Champion shared the same dream of becoming a drum major at FAMU, and after trying out for the band twice he was invited to join.
So why have the Palestinians been so uninterested in trying out non-violence?
Jon Huntsman was trying out his Shecky Green routine, cracking wicked jokes left and right.
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.