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Example sentences from the Web for tryout
Four hours later, they received a brief email from human resources thanking them for their work and announcing that tryouts for next season are “postponed.”Former cheerleaders settle with Washington Football Team as program’s future is in doubt|Beth Reinhard|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
The competition was mainly for the backup role among Vanecek, Pheonix Copley and Craig Anderson, who is in training camp on a professional tryout agreement.Capitals set goaltending duo, trim roster ahead of season opener|Samantha Pell|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
Carroll was in his first year as Seattle’s coach and had spent the previous months running so many players through the locker room on extended tryouts you had to imagine they barely knew each other.Pete Carroll knows 7-9 can be the start of something big|Les Carpenter|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
There’s so many college Division I level kickers in the country, and they’re doing walk-on tryouts.Placekickers With NFL Dreams Face A Winding, Risky Path|Marisa Ingemi|December 18, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
On the first day of tryouts as a 9-year-old, she tackled a boy to the ground during a drill.Sam Gordon went viral as a football star. Now she’s suing to give more girls a chance to play.|Roman Stubbs|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
For his tryout, he performed a bit about the three types of people you always see on Law and Order.
Wiig aced her 2005 SNL tryout for Lorne Michaels by doing impressions of Drew Barrymore, Björk, Jessica Simpson, and Jane Pauley.
But I usually try to be tactful and let amateur singers tryout for me with no one listening, to spare them embarrassment.The Art of Stage Dancing|Ned Wayburn
The plan has passed from the experimental stage, having been given a thorough tryout in all the schools.School Credit for Home Work|Lewis Raymond Alderman
Panchito's on edge and we're going to give him a half-mile tryout to-morrow, so I want two stop-watches on him.The Pride of Palomar|Peter B. Kyne
Janet chuckled over the lines she was to read in the tryout.Janet Hardy in Hollywood|Ruthe S. Wheeler
You can back out now, and I'll run Smoky without any tryout, and you can take your chance.Cow-Country|B. M. Bower
British Dictionary definitions for tryout
Idioms and Phrases with tryout
Undergo a qualifying test, as for an athletic team. For example, I'm trying out for the basketball team. [Mid-1900s]
Test or use experimentally, as in They're trying out new diesels, or We're trying out this new margarine. [Late 1800s]