try for

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Verb1.try for - make an attempt at achieving somethingtry for - make an attempt at achieving something; "She tried for the Olympics"
compete, vie, contend - compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

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vi +prep objsich bemühen um
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It was easier to try for your sakes than for my own.
Kiwi centre Luke Wakefield snapped up a seventh minute try for Nuns following a series of scrums which Joe Wilson converted.
Christian Parker scored a consolation try for the visitors.
Patrick McCann, James Cardwell and Tom Kiddell were playing well, but Thirsk scored a penalty and a try, before Murray scored his second try for Acklam.
He kicked three penalties and converted Steve Martin's try, while Scott Newton kicked two penalties and converted a Daffydd Williams try for the Borderers.
Gavin Powell (2), Meirion Thomas (2), Craig Evans, Scott Davies and replacement Gareth Waters added tries for Mount while fly-half Matthew Hurley scored 12 points, including a try, plus a penalty try for Caerphilly.