Definition of 'trying'
Example sentences containing 'trying'
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He stood there for almost ten minutes, mind working, stumbling over itself, trying to find a pattern. YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)It was like trying to resurrect a person I'd killed off years ago. THE EXECUTION (2002)
I started play with a gutsy opening bet: "I think someone is trying to frame Fiske for murder," I said. RUNNING FROM THE LAW (2002)
Trends of 'trying'
Very Common. trying is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'trying'
British English: trying ADJECTIVE
If you describe something or someone as trying, you mean that they are difficult to deal with and make you feel impatient or annoyed.
Support from those closest to you is vital in these trying times.
Definition of trying from the Collins English Dictionary
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