Present and Past
|Simple||I try you try it/she/he tries we try you all try they try||I tried you tried it/she/he tried we tried you all tried they tried|
|Progressive||I am trying you are trying it/she/he is trying we are trying you all are trying they are trying||I was trying you were trying it/she/he was trying we were trying you all were trying they were trying|
|Perfect||I have tried you have tried it/she/he has tried we have tried you all have tried they have tried||I had tried you had tried it/she/he had tried we had tried you all had tried they had tried|
|Perfect Progressive||I have been trying you have been trying it/she/he has been trying we have been trying you have been trying they have been trying||I had been trying you had been trying it/she/he had been trying we had been trying you had been trying they had been trying|
Future and conditional
|Simple||I will try you will try it/she/he will try we will try you all will try they will try||I would try you would try it/she/he would try we would try you all would try they would try|
|Progressive||I will be trying you will be trying it/she/he will be trying we will be trying you all will be trying they will be trying||I would be trying you would be trying it/she/he would be trying we would be trying you all would be trying they would be trying|
|Perfect||I will have tried you will have tried it/she/he will have tried we will have tried you all will have tried they will have tried||I would have tried you would have tried it/she/he would have tried we would have tried you all would have tried they would have tried|
|Perfect Progressive||I will have been trying you will have been trying it/she/he will have been trying we will have been trying you will have been trying they will have been trying||I would have been trying you would have been trying it/she/he would have been trying we would have been trying you would have been trying they would have been trying|
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Usage information for try
This verb can also mean the following: strive, sample, work, prove by experiment, apply a test to, fare, put on trial, examine, pick out, settle, work on something, melt down blubber to obtain oil, subject to excessive tests, make an experiment, decide, make, extract wax from a honeycomb, work out, test, lie, sift, fat, lie to in heavy weather under just sufficient sail to head into the wind, decide by an appeal to arms, divide, have, do, separate, extract oil from blubber, put, experiment, determine, attempt, endeavour, extract, taste, put to test, strain, prove, winnow
Examples of try
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