try noun

1 attempt

ADJ. good, nice Never mind?it was a good try. Better luck next time. | another

VERB + TRY have Can I have a try? | give sth It looks difficult, but let's give it a try. | be worth It may not work, but it's certainly worth a try.

PREP. ~ at She's having another try at the marathon.

2 scoring move in rugby

ADJ. dazzling, excellent, good, great, splendid, superb, well-taken | opening | last-minute, late | decisive, winning | penalty | pushover

VERB + TRY get, go over for, score | convert

PREP. ~ against He scored three tries against New Zealand. | ~ by/from an excellent try by winger Neil Lang > Special page at SPORT