verb (tr, adverb)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Words nearby try on
Example sentences from the Web for try on
Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Whatever the FBI says, the truthers will create alternative hypotheses that try to challenge the ‘official story.’
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
He shall pass into strange countries: for he shall try good and evil among men.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Given one more Division we might try: as things are, my troops won't cover the mileage.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
These hills, if we have to mount them, shall sorely try the thews of horse and man.
Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Idioms and Phrases with try on
Test the fit or look of a garment by putting it on, as in Do you want to try on this dress? This expression is also put as try on for size, which is sometimes used figuratively, as in The teacher wanted to try the new method on for size before agreeing to use it. [Late 1600s]
Test the effectiveness or acceptability of something, as in The actors decided to try on the new play out of town. [Late 1800s] Also see try out.