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Synonyms for try for

make an attempt at achieving something


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Former Nuns player Craig Dutton came back to haunt them with a try for Burton on 48 minutes, but a try from full-back George Adams put Nuns back in command at 22-8.
In the second half Thirsk scored a try, but Acklam hit back when left winger Ryan Marshall took Cardwell's pass to score his first try for the team.
Sharples scored his second try for Gloucester to make it 32-26.
Park were 18-10 up at the break and while Tynedale pulled the deficit to just one point with tries in the 62nd and 66th minute Jamie Connoly intercepted a chip and ran the length of the field to score the decisive try for the home side.
JOHN BALDESSARI: If there was something I recognized in the piece that I try for in my own work, it was that it traverses a kind of visual music, moving the viewer's eye and slowing it down.
Stay with each meditation you try for the several weeks necessary to learn how to use it.
Early tries for the home side, the first a penalty try and the second from Chris Zutic, saw Broadstreet into a 14-3 lead before the visitors fought back through a try for Blaine Bonnin-Ward.
The Ospreys put some gloss on the score with a try for Sonny Parker and a penalty try right at the end of the game.