Definition of 'tried'
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Her skin tingled as the magic they tried to raise washed over her. TREASON KEEP (2001)But at the lunch some feller came up, tried to speak to Mrs Pavane, but she just wiped him. YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2001)
I tried not to think about how good his fingertips felt on my leg. RUNNING FROM THE LAW (2001)
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Very Common. tried is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'tried'
British English: tried ADJECTIVE
tried and tested | tried and trusted | tried and true Tried is used in the expressions tried and tested, tried and trusted, and tried and true, which describe a product or method that has already been used and has been found to be successful.
These traditional recipes are all tried and tested.
Definition of tried from the Collins English Dictionary
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