Obama has got to provide a compelling overview for what he is trying to do throughout this explosive region of the world.
Most of what I was trying to do,” he told the Times in 2007, “was rejected.
There we were, with our arms spread wide, trying to do Kundalini breathing techniques in her bathroom.
Ryan accused Obama of trying to “dodge and demagogue” the debt problem he created.
They will still receive a salary if something is to happen to Ziad, but she is trying to make sure she saves as much as possible.
I thought once or twice there was something fishy—she was trying it on.
"I wonder if that was what he was trying to tell me when he was killed," said Jim.
I remained in Winchester about two weeks trying to make arrangements.
And I says, I'm his friend for life and I'll just keep an eye on the pikers who are trying to do him.
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.